It could start with an unexpected text message or email like this:
ALERT! YOUR PAYMENT FOR $$IS SCHEDULED FOR 6/19/15CALL XXX-XXX-XXXX
Hold on. The message is a lie. You don’t have payment arrangements with anyone. So who’s messaging you for money?
Thanks to emails and calls from people who sensed something wasn’t right, we’ve heard that an FTC imposter scam we’ve written about before is back.
The email tells you there’s a complaint against your business, and wants you to click on a link. Here’s what one of the scammy emails said: