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FBI Fraud Alert

IF YOU CAN ANSWER “YES” TO ANY OF THE FOLLOWINGQUESTIONS, YOU COULD BE INVOLVED IN A FRAUD OR ABOUT TO BE SCAMMED!

  • Is the CHECK from an item you sold on the Internet, such as a car, boat,
  • jewelry, etc?
  • Is the amount of the CHECK more than the item’s selling price?
  • Did you receive the CHECK via an overnight delivery service?
  • Is the CHECK connected to communicating with someone by email?
  • Is the CHECK drawn on a business or individual account that is different
  • from the person buying your item or product?
  • Have you been informed that you were the winner of a LOTTERY, such as
  • Canadian, Australian, El Gordo, or El Mundo, that you did not enter?
  • Have you been instructed to either “WIRE“, “SEND” OR “SHIP” MONEY, as
  • soon as possible, to a large G.S. city or to another country, such as
  • Canada, England, or Nigeria?
  • Have you been asked to PAY money to receive a deposit from another
  • country such as Canada, England, or Nigeria?
  • Are you receiving PAY or a COMMISSION for facilitating money transfers
  • through your account?
  • Did you respond to an email requesting you to CONFIRM, UPDATE, OR
  • PROVIDE your account information?

TELL BRANCH PERSONNEL IMMEDIATELY!

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