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Seeking Information for JE Consulting Victims

The FBI Buffalo Division, Rochester Resident Agency, is investigating Paul Paredes, J&E; Business Consulting, and J&E; Media. Records provided by lenders identified your company as a possible identity theft victim for loans taken out in your company’s name without your knowledge and/or authorization.

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1. Did you have a business relationship with J&E Business Consulting, J&E Media, and/or Paul Paredes?

4. Did you provide identifying documents to Paredes for his services, i.e., license, SSAN, etc.?

5. Did you take any loans out for the purchase of inventory, including POS systems?

6. Did you ever authorize Paredes/J&E Business Consulting to take a loan out on your behalf?

7. Did you ever become aware that loans were taken out in your company name without your authorization?

8. Did you utilize point of sale (POS) systems for your business?

9. When was your most recent purchase of a POS and amount?

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10. Did you ever have money withdrawn from your account for payment to lenders that you did not authorize?

11. Did Paredes ever send you payments to reimburse you for the money withdrawn from your account?

12. Did you deal with anyone else at J&E Consulting?

13. Do you know any other businesses/individuals that had business dealings with Paredes?

14. What is your loss amount as a result of unauthorized loans taken out in your business name by Paredes/J&E Business? Net loss is calculated by totaling any payments you made for unauthorized loans less any payments you received from Paredes/J&E as a reimbursement. Please provide documentation to support your loss figure by emailing the documents to with your business name in the subject line.

15. Please provide any copies of communications or contracts you have relating to Paul Paredes/J & E Business Consulting by emailing them to with your business name in the subject line.

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The FBI is authorized to collect the information on this form by one or more of the following provisions: Title 28, United States Code, sections 533 and 534; Title 28, Code of Federal Regulations, section 0.85; and the Attorney General Guidelines for Victim and Witness Assistance. The information requested will assist the FBI in providing you with assistance to which crime victims are entitled under federal law. You do not have to provide the requested information; however, failure to do so may hinder the FBI in providing you with crime victim assistance. The information collected on this form is protected by the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, Title 5, United States Code section 552a, and is maintained in the FBI’s Central Records System, DOJ/FBI-002, a description of which was published in the Federal Register at 63 Fed. Reg. 8671 (Feb. 20, 1998) and which may be viewed at