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  • DHS Issues Warning on Recent Telephone Scams

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently issued a fraud alert notifying the public about a scam using the DHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) hotline telephone number. In the calls, scammers have identified themselves as U.S. immigration employees and have altered their caller ID to seem like the call is coming from the […]
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  • USCIS Issues Warning Regarding Caller ID Scam

    USCIS recently released a statement warning about fraudulent phone calls from individuals posing as USCIS officials. Using a technique called “Caller ID spoofing,” sophisticated scammers have been making calls using Caller ID aliases that display misleading or inaccurate phone numbers. During these phone calls, the scammers have been requesting personal information and identifying “issues” in […]
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  • USCIS warns of new "Caller ID Spoofing" Scam

    USCIS has become aware of a new scam targeting USCIS applicants and petitioners.  “Caller ID Spoofing” is a technique in which  scammers can make a misleading or inaccurate phone number show up on a recipient’s caller ID display.  Posing as a USCIS official, the scammer then attempts to collect an individual’s personal information such as […]
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