DOJ Takes Down Immigration Scam Network

DOJ Takes Down Immigration Scam Network
November 3, 2016

This is a follow up to our August 2016 article Avoid Payment Scams.

 

In a first-of-its kind indictment, the U.S. Department of Justice announced charges against 61 defendants in the U.S. and abroad.  The defendants operate a call center posing as immigration and tax agents and threating deportation or arrest unless money is sent to clear up fictitious immigration or tax violations.  The full story: U.S. Charges 61 Defendants in Call Center Scam