Originally posted on CBS Los Angeles:
CALABASAS (CBSLA.com) — A local woman wants to warn the public about a scam she encountered.
Jen Levinson didn’t fall for it, but officials say many do.
Levinson received a “call” from the DEA telling her that she was facing deportation.
CBS2’s Juan Fernandez spoke to Levinson Friday evening. It is a story that is Only On 2.
“I was a little nervous,” Levinson said, “I thought to myself, what did I do?”
The caller left a message that said,
“This is special agent [name deleted] calling directly from the DEA Drug Enforcement Administration. At your earliest convenience, you should get in contact with us, if it is not a possibility that we’re able to reach you over the phone, a court warrant will be issued for your arrest.”
An experienced blogger, she told Fernandez she knew almost immediately that the call was bogus.
She went on line and found…
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