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Beware Of "Debt Collection Agency Legal Notice" Phishing Scam

2018-07-16T20:15:10 -  +
Beware Of "Debt Collection Agency Legal Notice" Phishing Scam

The email messages below, which appear to have been sent by a so-called "Debt Collection Division" claiming legal actions will be taken against the recipients to recover balances due, legal fees and court cost that has incurred, are scams. The fake email messages are being sent by online scammers and not the legitimate Ace Law Office, to frighten and trick the recipients into sending them money by threatening lawsuits against them. Therefore, recipients of the fake email messages should delete and should not follow the instructions in them.

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It is important that the public takes precautions when asked to send money via money transfer services like Western Union and MoneyGram, or Prepaid Debit Card to pay legal services or the government. This is because scammers use those untraceable money transfer services to collect money from their victims. Money sent via those services are not refundable, once the scammers have collected or used it.

The "Debt Collection Agency Legal Notice" Phishing Scam

From: Debt collection agency <collection.department1552@gmail.com>

Date: Fri, Jul 13, 2018, 3:31 PM

Subject: Re: Notice to legally prosecute

Greetings,

We appreciate your response in order to settle the matter out of court. As you were looking for payment plan we can provide with payment arrangements,

1. You can pay one time of Settlement Amount $950.27 upcoming Friday (as paid in full with a zero balance) or,

2. If you are able to pay settlement amount we can provide you biweekly or monthly installment of $550.00 or,

3. If you are not able to work with the given settlement amount then the best we can do for you is we can provide five monthly payments each of $262.00. Kindly confirm us the five dates on which you can make your payment of $262.00.

4. If you are not comfortable with above mention installments, we can provide the list amount of $154 to pay every month. There will be 10 installments of $154.

5. Still, if you cannot afford any payments from above mentioned arrangements, then you can let us know how you can pay monthly.

Kindly let us know one the option that is affordable for you so that we can update our accounts department in order to put your account on hold.

Do Revert ASAP!!

If you have any queries, you can call us at +1 (509) -560-4352.

Thanks & Regards

Logan Brown

(Senior investigation, attorney)

Debt Collection Division

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  • Posted: Sep 14, 2018 at 3:00 AM by info

    Here is another scam:

    ---------- Forwarded message ---------
    From: LOAN DIVISION <24x7debtdepartment@gmail.com>
    Date: Thu, Sep 13, 2018 at 4:56 PM
    Subject: Re: Owing Bills

    We may issue a warrant authorizing your imprisonment if you receive an enforcement order and you fail to act within the time specified. We may also add an additional enforcement fee to each debt.

    The arrest and imprisonment warrant will be sent to the Local County Court, and a record will be created on the IC3 computer systems showing that there is a warrant for your arrest and imprisonment.

    Any police officer can execute the warrant—without giving you time to pay—and take you into custody. You can then pay the debt in full at the watch house; but if you don’t, your period of imprisonment will begin before you transfer to a prison.

    You will serve 1 day in prison for every $390.00 of the infringement notice, or at a rate as specified in the court order.

    Arrest and imprisonment warrants cannot be issued for:

    · Offender debt recovery notices

    · Offender levies

    · Any debt with less than the minimum default rate of 1 day outstanding

    · Any debt that has not yet passed its due date

    · Any debt where the default imprisonment was ordered by a court to be served concurrently.

    Before you are arrested

    If you pay in full, or make a part-payment before you are arrested, the warrant will be recalled and amended. However, it will be immediately re-issued if the debt is not paid in full.

    When you know a warrant has been issued, you should call us on ----- to discuss your options.

    After you are arrested

    Once the warrant has been served, your only options are to serve the time in prison or pay the debt (plus costs) in full at the Court house.

    NOTE: YOU CAN EMAIL US IN ORDER TO MAKE THE PAYMENT SO THAT WE CAN HOLD THIS CASE AND IF NOT THAN WE WILL PROCEED FURTHER ACCORDINGLY.

    Thanks & Regards

    (Senior investigation, attorney)
    Debt Collection Division"

    delete


  • Posted: Sep 7, 2018 at 9:39 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Akron, Ohio, United States

    I received the same email with the name logan Brown senior investigating attorney debt coLlection division offering me payment arrangements to stop me from being arrested and going to jail and that he represents several companies, and the arrangements were the same as above but would not provide me with a phone number to call. so I'm guessing it's the phone number listed above.

    delete


  • Posted: Aug 22, 2018 at 6:38 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Jackson, Mississippi, United States

    How do I stop this email. I got the same email but replied back because they did scare me, wat do I do now?

    delete


    • Posted: Aug 23, 2018 at 1:52 AM by info

      Just flag the email as spam or junk so it is automatically sent to your Spam/Junk folder.

      delete


      • Posted: Aug 27, 2018 at 4:25 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States

        So basically I would just keep ignoring the emails; now they’re saying why’re going to file the law suit against me?

        delete


        • Posted: Aug 27, 2018 at 4:40 PM by info

          Keep ignoring them.

          delete


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