I got a call last week from a professional client about an urgent situation. In a panicky voice, he explained that his girl friend just received phone calls from various law enforcement agencies advising her that an arrest warrant had been issued against her because she owed IRS back taxes. In fact, as we spoke, she was getting money from the bank to pay her debt to avoid jail time.
Hazleton, Luzerne County- The Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office announced scammers are targeting legal immigrants. They're telling victims there is a problem with their paperwork, and the only way to fix it is by sending a money order.
If somebody is charged by unknown or by a credit union name. Please do not call on to the number that's there on transaction. Call the credit union or merchant using the number on their website.
ST. CLOUD – A phone scam has surfaced that appears to be targeting international students at St. Cloud State University.
As an international student studying in the United States, please be aware that scammers may target you for money. Scams are when strangers target unsuspecting individuals and lie to them in order to illegally receive money or personal information.
Students, please remember that the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) will not call you on the telephone to collect any payments or personal information, including payment for the I-901 Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) Fee.
Recently, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) became aware that scammers are targeting international students in the Chicago area in an attempt to solicit funds on behalf of the I-901 Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) Fee.