Mail fraud attempts to rip people off

Mail fraud attempts to rip people off
Consumer Alert

POSTED: Monday, April 18, 2011 - 3:56pm

UPDATED: Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 11:43am

NBC33 CONSUMER ALERT: A new scam is targeting victims through the mail. One man says he got a postcard in the mail, but if you call the number, all you will get in return is ripped off.

The postcard claims to be a Federal Union Postal Gram. The message says that the recipient is owed $35,000 from the government and offers a toll free number. Vemillion Parish Sheriff Mike Couvillion says that this is clearly a scam as the government does not send postcards like this.

Couvillion says that if you call the number on the card, you will find that the representative will give you the name of a person and a badge number in an effort to throw you off. But don’t be fooled, this is a complete scam.

If you get a letter like this in the mail, please report it to the U.S. Postal Inspection Service by clicking here.

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This is a certified Scam and calls are being answered from a homebased call center in the PHILIPPINES which is you can try asking them where are they located they would say the center is in Atlanta Georgia and the main office is in Murray Utah .. which is a LIE because they are all agents from that home based call center AA Homeshoring so BEWARE ... if you give your card details to them all agents can access the details and it's not safe. My close friend works for that company so I know...

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