The Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) recently received six complaints about an invoice scam that is targeting businesses. An entity claiming to be The American Yellow Group has been sending invoices to businesses threatening collection action. The American Yellow Group bears resemblance to the well-known company Yellow Pages, using a near-identical logo. The two companies, however, are not related.
The sample invoice that DCP received (pictured above) contains various information that should raise red flags for businesses. The invoice here warns about the “last chance to protect your credit score” and is headlined as a collection warning.