50% utility / loan /mortgage / discount bill is a scam. Stay away from them and don’t share any information. They are operating from Lahore, Pakistan. And only target Indian origin Hindi/Panjabi speaking people. You can easily test them by asking any Hindu religion related questions.
NOTE: If you have transferred money to their US/Australian/UK bank account, please share that information with the law enforcement agency / FBI as soon as possible. Report them to the FBI through https://www.ic3.gov/complaint/default.aspx.
CDS Bureau published an article on UTILITYPLANSINC.COM. That article forced scammers to shut down their site but they launched a new site with a new domain UTILITYPLANINC.COM. Letter ‘s’ is missing from the newer one. But everything else is exactly same. One of their phone numbers is 559-753-2712.
CDS Bureau did the investigation and found that they copied previous website and published with new domain. They are using stolen images from the Internet. This website also has its founder as James John. His photograph is from bentley.edu. Supervisor Rohan Verma’s photograph is of Wayfair CEO Niraj Shah. And the list goes on.
This domain was registered on Feb 4, 2020, but the website claims that they have been in business since 2010. It appears that these scammers are running this scam since 2010. They normally speak in Punjabi or Urdu and target South Asian communities of USA. They are based out of Lahore, Pakistan.
Anyone can make payment to your account with your account information and later reverse that payment. Never fall for them. They try to build trust by talking in Punjabi or Urdu. They recently hired very cunning sales girls whose only focus is to scam money out of a victim. Don’t fall for their soft and friendly tone.
CDS Bureau highly recommends to avoid their call and NEVER share your information with them. If you share your mobile phone account information, they can register their own phone in your name and do irreversible damage to your bank account and personal information. CDS Bureau can not publish all the details due to our responsibility towards general consumers. But if you have been a victim, email us at contact(at)cdsbureau.com to know more about your options.
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