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Beware of "Arrest Warrant iTunes Gift Card Payment" Scams

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Beware of "Arrest Warrant iTunes Gift Card Payment" Scams

There are online scammers who are sending fake outstanding payment arrest warrants to potential victims and asking them to send payment via iTunes Gift card. Therefore, online users who have received the same emails and asked to purchase iTunes Gift cards and send it as payment are asked not to do so. This is because the courts or legitimate debt collection companies to do accept payment via iTunes gift cards.

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The scammers may also trick their potential victims into sending iTunes Gift cards as payment for other frauds. So, once online users are asked to make payment via iTunes Gift cards, some cyber thief is attempting to scam them.

Sample of an "Arrest Warrant iTunes Gift Card Payment" Scam

"CHARLES AARON" <charles.loansettlement@gmail.com> wrote:

Dear Customer,

We appreciate your good intention to pay this debt back to the company.

Your total outstanding balance is $988 but if you will come up with the one-time payment of $500 by Today then this case will have marked as paid in full.

Once you will clear this debt paid in full, you will get the full and final payment receipt with loan clearance certificate at your mailing address.

Kindly let us know if you accept this settlement offer so we can proceed accordingly.

Best Regards.

<charles.loansettlement@gmail.com> wrote:

DEAR Deborah Zamora ,

YOU ARE GOING TO BE LEGALLY PROSECUTED AND YOUR CASE WILL BE DOWNLOADED IN THE COURT HOUSE BY APRIL 26th 2017.

MAKE SURE TO COLLECT ALL THE DOCUMENTS AND PRESENT YOURSELF BY THE COURT HEARING.

LET US KNOW IF YOU HAVE ANY OTHER QUERIES, WE WILL HAPPY TO ASSIST YOU FURTHER.

BEST REGARDS.

Dear Customer,

We have made a collaboration with APPLE INC. and we are promoting their I-TUNES GIFT CARD.

The best thing about i-tunes Gift card is that you don't have to spend any money while making the payment and you just have to buy a i-tunes gift card for $500 and forward your payment details to us so that we can have it transacted and update in your case file.

The payment of $500 by Today looks absolutely good.

We accept payments via I-TUNE CARD, below is a detailed guide on how you can pay us via I-TUNE CARD.

I-TUNE CARD IS AVAILABLE AT THESE STORES NATIONWIDE:

Apple Stores

Target

Safeway

Walgreens

Starbucks

Rite aid

Longs drugs

Best buy

Radio shack

Costco

Office depot

You have to go to one of the above mentioned stores and purchase a I-tune gift card, then load the funds on that card, scratch the card from the back side then you will get the 16 digit Reference number of each card with amount.

Full Name:

Phone Number:

16 Digit Reference code:

Amount:

Date:

You have to update us with that 16 Digit reference number of each card with amount in each card so that we can track down your payment and update your case file.

Get back to us ASAP with your final intention, we are very happy to assist you further.

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  • Posted: Jan 18, 2018 by info

    Here is another scam:

    "From: Mary Warden [mailto:mary.warden@collection-manager.com]
    Sent: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 11:56 AM
    Subject: Re: Important Notification(Lawsuit)

    We really appreciate your good intentions in order to resolve the issue.

    Payment of $100.00 on or before January 26th 2018 looks absolutely fine.

    Once the full and final payment is received a receipt will be sent to you stating that your outstanding debt is paid in full.

    The preferred mode of payment is through iTunes Card as per FDCP act, so that you do not give out any of your personal information any more to anyone. We have a tie up with Apple Inc. and it is for the promotion of iTunes card.

    All you have to do is get a iTunes Card for $100.00 from any of the stores mentioned below, scratch on the back side of the card and provide us with the 16 digit Alphanumeric Scratch Off Pin.

    (There is no additional cost or hidden charges in it).

    iTunes Card is available at the following stores nationwide:

    Apple Stores

    Target

    Safeway

    Walgreens

    Starbucks

    Rite aid

    Longs drugs

    Best buy

    Radio shack

    Costco

    Office depot

    Once you purchase an iTunes Card then kindly e-mail us the following information:

    Full Name:
    Address:
    Phone Number:
    16 digits Alphanumeric Scratch off Pin:
    Amount:

    Kindly attach back side of the iTunes gift card to this E-Mail.

    Please see the attached picture:

    Best Wishes."

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