Fraudulent Letter Alert

You may receive a fraudulent solicitation for business account information from the U.S.-DOT by phone, e-mail or fax. As always, please review any unsolicited correspondence with caution. Samples of the fraudulent letters are available at

The letters are dated December 19, 2005 signed by “Frank M. Orell," February 8, 2006 signed by "Randy Cohen," April 27, 2006 and July 28, 2006 signed by "Dan Jacobs," November 8, 2006, February 26, 2007 signed by "Lisa Johnson," March 26, 2007 and May 10, 2007 signed by "Jason Scarlett" and July 11, 2007 signed by "George Mason" as a Senior Procurement Officer.

Please do not complete any requested worksheets that may be attached to the letters and please do not release any information to the facsimile number cited in the letter.

The point-of-contact concerning these fraudulent letters is the Department of Transportation Office of the Inspector General Hotline – (800) 424-9071.

  • The American Traffic Safety Services Association
  • 15 Riverside Parkway, Suite 100
  • Fredericksburg, Virginia 22406-1077
  • Telephone: (800) 272-8772



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