Fake FTC Notices Threaten Consumers with Money Laundering

Did you recently get an official FTC letter from “me”? That’s in quotes because it wasn’t actually from me. And the letter wasn’t official, or even from the FTC at all. In fact, scammers have been faking official-looking letterhead to write scary messages to people, threatening them. But, again: it’s not real. One recent letter said the victim’s online and financial activities are under suspicion of money laundering and terrorism. And now, all their “activities will be under review.”

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