BULLETIN: USDA ISSUES FRAUD ALERT!

BULLETIN: USDA ISSUES FRAUD ALERT!

November 6, 2013

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FRAUD ALERT! Producers Be Aware of
Circulating Fraudulent Letter
USDA has been made aware TODAYthat there is a fraudulent letter circulating to producers and/or contractors. The signature line in these letters reads “Frank Rutenberg” and the sender claims to be a USDA employee seeking information about the recipient. 
These letters are a fraud, the sender is fictitious and recipients should NOT respond to these letters.
Should you receive one of these fraudulent letters, please notify your local Farm Service Agency or a USDA Service Center representative.
Please share this information with your fellow farmers and ranchers.