Southern BancShares (N.C.), Inc. is the holding company for Southern Bank and Trust Company, which operates more than 70 branches in North Carolina and Virginia. The bank offers financial products and services, including commercial loans, mortgage loans, leases, checking, savings, Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) and Certificate of Deposit Accounts (CDs).
The bank primarily uses funds from deposits to originate commercial and one-to-four-family mortgages. The bank also offers business loans, construction loans, consumer loans, equity line loans and lease financing.
We have become aware of new fraud attempts that are targeting customers of multiple Financial Institutions. In this particular scenario, the perpetrators are sending text messages or placing a phone call that indicates there is a problem that requires your immediate attention. Please do not respond to these types of requests.
As a reminder, Southern Bank will never text you, email you or call you and request you provide us with your personal account information, including Debit Card or PIN numbers. If you have received a text or call like this recently, and called and provided your information, please contact us at 855-275-7226 to talk with a Southern Bank Customer Care associate.×
IMPORTANT NOTICE: In response to recent news reports about a “heartbleed bug” that can potentially affect website security, Southern Bank wants to assure you that our online banking system site is secure and does not use the version of open SSL that is vulnerable to this attack. Southern Bank reminds you that you should NEVER enter confidential information in any email or website that is not encrypted.×