Scam Alert - August 29, 2014

August 29, 2014

There have been numerous reports of people receiving calls from someone claiming to be a federal agent with the Department of Justice. The caller goes on to assert that the person they have called is wanted for bank fraud in California and that there is a warrant for the individual's arrest. The caller then provides a phone number to call to "resolve the matter." Calling that number results in a request for the individual to wire money to clear the matter.

As is the case in many other situations, this is indeed a SCAM. You should never give out personal and identifying information to someone calling you. If you receive a call of this nature, hang up immediately.

For more information on how to protect yourself and your personal information, please visit our security page.