I was contacted by an invividual who didnt identify himself in any way and was tellimg me to pay a defurred prosectuion to a robert (my last name) at a local western union. All the numbers used to contact me were either the number to an entire building or stating that they dont contact people about arrest warrants. Should i be worried or was i almost scammed?
Yes, you can be asked to do anything by anybody at anytime. However, unless you actually know the person doing the asking, and unless you know what the person is asking about, and unless you want to do what the person is asking you to do, my advice is to hang up or walk away.
"Should i be worried or was i almost scammed?"......Both. Worried because you seemed to not bat an eye at the notion of a "deferred prosecution" and equally because it may well have been a scam.
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This seems like a scam but please contact a local attorney and get it checked out.
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