Beware of "Case File - Notice of Legal Proceedings Under the Violation of Federal Law and Fair Debt Collection" Scam
February 23, 2017
The email message below with the subject: "Urgent Notification: Arrest Warrant ID-GDH/256314," which claims that legal proceedings and debt collection procedures will be taken against the recipients under the Federal Fair Debt Collection Act 1977 (Lawsuit), 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 "Notice of Legal Proceedings Under the Federal Fair Debt Collection" Arrest Warrant Scam
From: Patricia Diggs [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 10:51 AM
Subject: Case File#: AD/H-A98887 (Notice of Legal Proceedings)
Case File#: AD/H-A98887
Amount Due: $988.56
Notice of Legal Proceedings Under the Federal Fair Debt Collection
Under the Federal Fair Debt Collection Act 1977 (Lawsuit): Criminal Docket Number EVR-3899
This is the last and final chance for you. If you want to make the payment you can EMAIL us back ASAP.
We have sent you this warning notification about legal proceedings of October 12th 2016 but you failed to respond on time now it’s high time if you failed to responding next 24 HOURS we will register this case in court. Consider this as final warning and we will be Emailing/ Fax this issue to your current employer to make sure they take strict against you. Your salary wages will be garnished.
If we do not hear from you within 24 HOURS we will have no alternative than to commence with further debt collection procedures. This will include instructing out Federal Trade Commission, Credit Bureaus, and Employer etc.
Court proceedings will be issued within 72 hours from the date of this letter if the account has not been settled. You will be prosecuted for Following Allegations;-
Violation of Federal Law of Debt and Banking
Intentional Theft by Deception
There will be no further warnings made for demands of payment. Court proceedings can include the additional expense of legal costs and interest being added to the balance of this account. It is regrettable that it has come to this point and court action is still avoidable if immediate and full settlement of this account is made.
This action can be avoided by either settling the outstanding amount immediately or contacting us within 24 HRS with a suitable payment arrangement.
We look forward to hearing from you. You can reach us on this email address 24*6 Monday to Friday.
Cash Advance USA.
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