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Beware of "Urgent Warrant Issued" Department of Law Enforcement Scam

2016-07-09T23:38:27 -  +
Beware of "Urgent Warrant Issued" Department of Law Enforcement Scam

The email message below with the subject: "Urgent: Warrant Issued," which claims that the recipients will be soon served with the court papers due to non-payment after so many reminders, is a scam. The fake email message was sent by scammers to trick the recipients into sending them money by threatening legal actions. Therefore, recipients of the fake email message should delete and not follow the instructions in it.

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The "Warrant Issued" Email Notification Scam

From: DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT <attorney.danialwatson@ gmail.com>
Date: Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 4:08 PM
Subject: URGENT: WARRANT ISSUED

The case will be downloaded on Monday (July 11th 2016) and you will be soon served with the court papers due to non-payment after so many reminders. If you want to avoid these legal consequences we merely require you to get back to us with the payment

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  • Posted: Sep 12, 2016 at 10:48 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Lakewood, Washington, United States

    Our call was as follows:

    "Hello this call is officially a final notice from IRS Internal Revenue Service. The reason of this call is to inform you that IRS is filling lawsuit on your name because you had tried to do a fraud with the IRS Internal Revenue Service. And we are taking legal action and we are issuing an arrest warrant on your name. To get more information regarding this case file. Just call us back on our department number 206-259-9137. I will repeat at-.206-259-9137(?). Thank you"

    We have received so many calls from this bunch I am tempted to call them back and play games. It would be entertaining and tie their phone up for awhile.

    delete


    • Posted: Sep 13, 2016 at 8:52 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Seattle, Washington, United States

      I've had the same voicemail message from the same number twice in 2 days. I'm tempted to play games too!

      delete


  • Posted: Sep 9, 2016 at 1:26 PM by info

    Received via email:
    "Caller ID was from Vashon, WA. Number to call back to avoid legal action was 206-259-9137."

    delete