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ExpertBail Consumer Alert: Bail Bond Scam

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

We recently were informed by a member of the California Bail Agent Association that consumers should be aware of a scam going on in the bail bond industry.  People who have recently conducted a transaction with a bail bond agent are being contacted by an unknown third party claiming to be the bail agent. They are asking people to re-verify their credit card information or saying they need to pay more for the bail bond or the defendant will be re-arrested.

If you are contacted directly by someone with a similar story, do not provide your information.  Hang up and contact your bail bond agent to ensure that you are dealing with a legitimate request.  Also, please contact the authorities and report any information you are able to collect.

Please feel free to contact the ExpertBail team at 800.938.2245 or communications@ExpertBail.com with any questions or comments.