Another new round of fraudulent USDOT letters dated March 16, 2012, are starting to circulate among motor carriers. The letters appear to be from the "U.S. Department of Transportation Procurement Office" and signed by a fictitious name of "Julie Weynel – Senior Procurement Officer." The letters are attempting to obtain banking information from the targeted companies.
Please be aware of this fraudulent financial data collection activity beginning again, and be suspicious when banking information is requested from you.
You can also find more information at the following USDOT OIG Web sites listed below:
Updated on: March 23, 2012