Thursday, April 20, 2017

Stealing Immigrants' Identities

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General has issued a fraud alert regarding a telephone scam that looks to steal immigrants' identities:

The perpetrators of the scam represent themselves as employees with “U.S. Immigration” and can alter caller ID systems to make it appear that the call is coming from the DHS OIG Hotline telephone number (1-800-323-8603). The scammers demand to obtain or verify personally identifiable information from their victims through various tactics, including by telling individuals that they are the victims of identity theft.

Read here for more.

-KitJ

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/2017/04/stealing-immigrants-identities.html

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