DOT, FMCSA issue warning on Equifax scam letter...
The U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration are warning motor carriers to be on the lookout for a new fraud scheme designed to get banking and financial information from unsuspecting victims.
The letter targets motor carriers who are registered as prospective contractors for procurements issued by the federal government, and it requests a financial information release.
According to the DOT website, the agency does not actually require any financial information be submitted in order for a motor carrier to be eligible for procurements.[Read More]