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Increase Your Fraud Protection with smsGuardian™

Did you know that identity theft is the fastest-growing crime in the United States? That’s why Parkside Financial Bank & Trust is proud to offer you an additional layer of fraud protection free of charge through smsGuardian.

smsGuardian alerts you of suspicious account activity via SMS text message, enabling you to take immediate action from the convenience of your mobile phone.

Once enrolled, you will receive a text message each time your debit card is used to process the following transactions:

  • International or out-of-state debit card transactions
  • Purchase authorizations greater than $200.00
  • Two or more transactions within a 24-hour period
  • Card purchases where the card is not present
  • Fuel Transactions
  • Declined Authorizations

If the transaction is legitimate, simply ignore the message. If the transaction is fraudulent, reply to the smsGuardian text with the code provided and your debit card will be blocked from further use.


Want to Learn More About smsGuardian® Alerts?

Take an in-depth look at our smsGuardian® service with these helpful smsGuardian FAQs.

*Message and Data Rates may apply from your wireless carrier. The anti-fraud alert service is free. To view the Terms and Conditions of this program, please log into the smsGuardian website for information. After initial sign-up to this service, you may discontinue the receipt of alerts immediately by texting the word “STOP” in reply to a Guardian Alert. Visit the smsGuardian website to unsubscribe entirely from this service after initial sign-up. Please be advised that these alerts do not replace regular personal monitoring of your accounts. If you ever suspect that a transaction may be fraudulent, please contact our Customer Service team immediately at (314)290-8600.