Savvy Consumer Information Center - Scams and Frauds
Savvy Consumer Information Center - Scams and
Here are some of the
latest Scams, Frauds, and Consumer Abuse items in the news.
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'Free Grants': Don't Take Them For Grant-ed -
The ads claim that you will qualify to receive a "free grant" for your education, your home repairs, your home business,
or your unpaid bills. They say your application is guaranteed to be accepted, and you never have to repay the money.
But the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warns that "money for nothing" grant offers often are a scam: the grant isn't
free, it isn't guaranteed, and often, it isn't even available to you.
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