Illinois State Attorney General Lisa Madigan is warning residents that an email scam is using her office's name to steal money from victims.
The emails threaten prosecution to collect on debts. It may look official but it’s not.
Those that may have applied for a loan online may be susceptible.
If you think you have been a victim contact the Consumer Fraud Bureau and out-of-state victims can contact her office. Consumer Fraud Bureau (800) 243 - 0618 Attorney General's Office (312) 814 - 3000