CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire’s attorney general is warning bank customers of a phone scam seeking personal information and passwords.

Attorney General Joseph Foster said numerous bank customers across the state have reported receiving phone calls from scam artists posing as bank employees.

Foster says the scam artists tell the person they’ve called that their debit or credit card has been compromised and asks customers for sensitive information such as Social Security numbers, dates of birth, personal identification numbers and passwords.

Foster said bank customers should always call their bank’s customer service center before providing any information.

Anyone who receives such a call should end the call immediately, Foster said, and call his consumer protection hotline at 1-888-468-4454.

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