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Immigration Scams Saw A Huge Rise In The USA:- USA happens to be the country of top priority where people from all the nations would fly and work. The number of immigration scams have seen a steady rise in the country because of the huge demand. Several people have been receiving calls claiming themselves to be an immigration officer and the people are threatened about a warrant because of the incomplete paperwork. Soon, the people have been approaching their concerned officials and most of them got a confirmation that the calls are fraud. When such scam alerts are posted on social media, several hundreds of them responded about the similar experience. Most of them are threatened about the serious trouble and the consequences. They are asked to pay money to get the problem fixed.
Most of them are asked not to terminate the calls. The USCIS New Delhi Field Office or the Deparment of the State in India has been sending emails. These emails come with attachments that request for money to get the visa to USA approved. All the USA government email addresses end with gov. USCIS will never send any emails about the immigrant or non-immigrant visas. USCIS will also never ask any individual to transfer money. The USA State Department warns about the scams and the emails, letters. Here is their official statement:
"The Department of State, Office of Visa Services, advises the public of a notable increase in fraudulent emails and letters sent to Diversity Visa (DV) program (Visa Lottery) applicants. The scammers behind these fraudulent emails and letters are posing as the U.S. government in an attempt to extract payment from DV applicants. All applicants should be familiar with information about DV scams provided by the Federal Trade Commission. Applicants are encouraged to review the rules and procedures for the DV program so that you know what to expect, when to expect it, and from whom".