Cyber-Intelligence

FTC Releases Alert on Government Grant Scams


U.S. Department of Homeland Security US-CERT

National Cyber Awareness System:

FTC Releases Alert on Government Grant Scams

08/08/2017 08:30 PM EDT
Original release date: August 08, 2017
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an alert on government grant scams. In these schemes, scammers pose as government officials to get consumers to send them money. Anytime someone asks you to pay money to get money, stop and think twice.

US-CERT encourages consumers to refer to the FTC Alert and the US-CERT Tip on Real-World Warnings Keep You Safe Online for more information.

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