Department of Homeland Security Says OIG Hotline Compromised in Phone Spoofing Scam


April 19, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The US Department of Homeland Security has issued a fraud alert after their Office of the Inspector General (OIG) hotline was reportedly compromised.

The perpetrators of the scam apparently have been representing themselves as employees with “U.S. Immigration” and can alter caller ID systems to make it appear that the call is indeed coming from the DHS OIG hotline (1-800-323-8603)...