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How Myriam and Pedro Learned about Notario Scams

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The newest issue in our series of Spanish-language fotonovelas teaches readers the warning signs of a notario scam and tells them where they can find help with the immigration process.

Check out this newest fotonovela to see what cousins Myriam and Pedro learn – including how only someone authorized by the U.S. government—like a lawyer or an accredited representative—can give you legal advice, and that you can report notario and other immigration scams to the Federal Trade Commission.

And pass the word about avoiding notario scams and where to find help with the immigration process: order free color copies of Cómo se enteraron Myriam y Pedro de las estafas de notario at Then share them with your clients, colleagues and community members.

Immigration scams are illegal. If you or someone you know has seen an immigration scam or been the victim of one, report it to the Federal Trade Commission at or 1-877-382-4357. Share as much information as you feel comfortable with.

See all of our fotonovelas, including the award-winning Debt Collectors, at

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Money & Credit


How do I send the several scam notifications I have downloaded in the internet ?I printed them before knowing more about the FTC work Please give me your adddress=physical one I know now that your email address-spam Thank you

You can file a complaint at, or call 1-888-FTC-HELP.

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