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Scam targets businesses, state warns

Original post made on Oct 15, 2009

Consumers beware. The latest scam to hit mailboxes is a letter to California businesses encouraging them to comply with their California Corporations Code filing obligations by submitting fees and documents to a third party rather than filing directly with the Secretary of State's office.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, October 14, 2009, 5:40 PM

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Posted by business owner, a resident of Alamo
on Oct 15, 2009 at 8:29 am

As a small business owner I aways recieve about 3 or 4 fake invoices each year. I wonder how these people get away with such open deceit. I have reported these scammers to the local police and the FBI and no one is interested. It seems easy to shut these people down by just going to the return adress.
PS. After 12 years is business, I am now closed down because of the economy. Where is my bail out?


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