TITLE

USDA investigating scam victimizing farmers

AUTHOR(S)
Hawkes, Logan
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;3/27/2012, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued warnings to farmers coast-to-coast based on reports of fraudulent faxes and phone calls that request for personal and financial information in four states. namely, Alabama, Nebraska, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. USDA officials cautioned farmers to first confirm the validity of the request with the USDA before responding to requests by phone, fax or mail.
ACCESSION #
74586112

 

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