Beware the Strawman Account Fraud

Have you heard of the “Strawman” Account (or Redemption) Fraud?

Proponents of this scheme claim that the U.S. government or the Treasury Department control secret bank accounts, referred to as U.S. Treasury Direct Accounts. These accounts are said to house $600,000 per U.S. citizen.

The fraudsters claim that the International Monetary Fund deposits this money into a secret “Strawman” Account that can only be accessed to pay for bills and mortgages.

Here is how they get you… To access this account you need to fill out certain government documents which they will happily sell you, in a kit containing all necessary paperwork. This kit includes fraudulent documents intermingled with IRS forms to make it seem legitimate.

The only legitimate thing about this is that it’s a SCAM!

Remember to be wary of individuals, groups or websites selling kits that claim to get you access to secret bank accounts.

Also be wary of those proclaiming that paying federal or state income tax is not necessary. And do not believe that the U.S. Treasury controls bank accounts for all citizens.

If this is happening to you, contact your local FBI office.

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