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Fraud Phone Calls!

Date 6 September 2016

The Federal Office has been informed that individuals are once more being threatened by anonymous callers. The callers claim to be employees of the Federal Office and threaten deportation unless a specific sum of money is paid.

Please be aware that such calls are not made by the BAMF.

If you received such a threat, please inform us, preferably by email to

display as attention: For your safety:

Please try not to give or confirm any personal details when you receive such a call. Never pay money to blackmailers.

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