"These are phishing scams. The callers are representing themselves as bank employees and are after debit card numbers and PIN numbers," said Jeff Kastelic, SVP of product management at First Commonwealth Bank.
It's not just First Commonwealth. The influx of text messages and bogus calls are hitting other banks as well.
Holst is just glad she didn't fall for it. "I wouldn't want it done to myself and I'd hate to see other people suffer," said Holst.
Over the past few days, the text messages and calls have been coming into many, many phones.
Investigators say it's hard to tell where they're coming from, but they are trying to catch the bad guys behind it.