Purdy, MO asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for Missouri

Q: Earlier today I had a gentleman calling himself Thomas Mandel call me and say that the SSA has a warrant for my arrest?

Gave me these numbers I.D.#64031

Case#SI 724322

Warrant I.D.#537542

Incident occurring in El Paso TX

Any help or clarification would be appreciated

1 Lawyer Answer
Steve D. Hardin
Steve D. Hardin
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • St. louis, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: The Federal Government does not call to say they have a warrant for their arrest. They simply serve said warrant and your in jail or at least in front of a Federal Judge. In general the Federal Government doesn't even call people at least not without sending a letter first.

The Social Security Administration doesn't issue warrants they refer possible cases for criminal prosecution to the Department of Justice.

However there are plenty of scammers out there that will call you and say there is a warrant but you can take care of it by sending them money. Ignore this call.

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