Lawsuit Scam - "Social Security Administration and Major Credit Bureaus Legal Proceedings"

Lawsuit Scam - Social Security Administration and Major Credit Bureaus Legal Proceedings

The fake "ACS Express" email message below, which appears to have been sent from a so-called Loan Collection Department, claiming that a wire fraud allegation charges have been filed against the recipients, is a scam. The fraudulent email is being sent by cyber-criminals/scammers to trick the recipients into paying them hundreds of dollars, by frightening them with legal action, bad credit history, and by claiming that their income, child support disability, unemployment or retirement benefits will be placed on hold.

Recipients of the fake ACS Express email message should delete it and should never follow the instructions in it.

The "Social Security Administration and Major Credit Bureaus" Lawsuit Scam

From: "Legal-Attorney Case" <>

Date: Feb 15, 2018 6:42 AM



Final Notice Before Legal Proceedings

Social Security Administration & Major Credit Bureaus

(US Federal Law & FDCPA- 811)

Reference File Details,

Case File# HPD-15235-253

Lawsuit Cost- $8056.36

Last Date- 02/15/2018

Overdue Balance- $496.36

We are going to file a lawsuit of $8056.36 against your Name & Social in the District Courthouse shortly. We have turned your file over to our Attorney and instructed them to commence suit without further delay. It is a legal requirement to send a notice of intended litigation before legal proceeding in the District Courthouse is issued. You have the last day to tender payment in full on the Account or arrange for exact settlement of the balance.

=> If you ignore the notice, charges will be pressed against your Name are,

a) Theft by Deception (ACC ACT 21A)

b) Collateral Check Fraud

c) Violation of US Federal Law & FDCP Act-811

Note- This carries a maximum sentence of 2 years of prison and a fine up to $8056.36.

This will be your last opportunity to resolve matters without the expense of court proceeding. We trust that you will now give this matter appropriate attention and attend to payment on time so that no further action will be necessary on our part to recover payment.

Note- Failure to respond to this notice may result in a negative report to the Credit Bureau Payment in full is required to stop collection activity.

We know that our action will damage your credit rating and your ability to do business with other companies. To avoid this, we really urge you to email us right now to find the best collection process or make immediate payment.

Thanks For Your Co-operation

Thanks & Regards,

Legal Department

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  • August 6, 2020 at 5:30 PM by an anonymous user from: Leesburg, Florida, United States

    I also received a call from 412-465-1286 telling me that there was a legal enforcement taken against me for fraudulent activity on my social security number. I received this voice mail message on August 6th, 2020.

  • October 24, 2019 at 1:38 PM by an anonymous user from: Perry Hall, Maryland, United States

    Phone number 210-880-4816 called me with a similar social security number lawsuit threat.

  • October 10, 2019 at 5:45 PM by an anonymous user from: Orem, Utah, United States

    Got a robo call from 385-283-0048 saying that legal enforcement for fraudulent activity

    was being enacted against my SSN. They wanted me to call them back and reference this number 106219221. I am disabled but collect no SS benefits. It sounded scammy to me so I looked it up and am adding to your data on this scam. I live in Utah. Thanks for helping uncover these scams.

  • August 7, 2019 at 5:34 PM by an anonymous user from: Pontiac, Michigan, United States

    Got a message from a Wireless caller - "this is a pre-recorded message from the social security administration legal department the reason for this message is to inform you that the ssa department is filing a lawsuit against you an arrest warrant has been released and your name due to legal enforcement action by your social security number for fraudulent activity to get more information about this case file from federal database, press 1 and speak to our officer now. number they used is 202-763-5710"

  • August 1, 2019 at 4:21 PM by an anonymous user from: Roseville, California, United States

    I have a voicemail that sounds like a scam similar situation

  • July 6, 2018 at 4:14 PM by an anonymous user from: Sunnyvale, California, United States

    Received. Call regarding illegal proceedings against our as. The number the left was 409-232-8586. They left no name or company

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Lawsuit Scam - "Social Security Administration and Major Credit Bureaus Legal Proceedings"