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Scam Alert

It seems this mortgage scam postcard is making the rounds again, targeting unsuspecting consumers and unfortunately many of our Old West members have received this fraudulent postcard. 
 
The notice was not sent by Old West nor any of our approved vendors, and has all the hallmarks of a scam. 
We would encourage you to simply throw the notice away, or you can notify the Oregon Department of Justice (something we are already in the process of) Consumer Fraud hotline at 1-877-877-9392. 
 
Clever, these scammers, dropping the name of a reputable organization such as Old West. But if you take note at the very bottom of the page, in barely legible font, it says they “are not affiliated with your current mortgage holder.” Well, as my daughter used to say, “no duh.”  
 
The “Mortgage ID#” on the post card has nothing to do with your information at Old West. The scammers are phishing for your personally identifiable information. Don’t give it to them! 
If you have questions or concerns please let us know! 
 
Best to you and yours, 
Ken