Federal Government Stimulus Check Scams

As we all know by now people like to use Disasters to take advantage of other people.  Please check out the following link to the Federal Trade Commission regarding scams involving the Federal Stimulus Checks that will soon be issued.  

There are a few really important things to know regarding the Stimulus Check scams going around.

1. The government will not ask you to pay anything up front to get this money. No fees. No charges. No nothing.

2. The government will not call to ask for your Social Security number, bank account, or credit card number. Anyone who does is a scammer.

3. These reports of checks aren’t yet a reality. Anyone who tells you they can get you the money now is a scammer.

The link for your viewing is:

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/2020/03/checks-government

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