FTC Warns of COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Scammers Masquerading as FEMA Agents

FTC Warns of COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Scammers Masquerading as FEMA Agents

Unscrupulous individuals are invading the lives of families who lost a loved one to COVID-19. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released an announcement on April 13, 2021, that warns scammers are masquerading as Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) employees and offering to help pay funeral expenses. A real government relief program will pay up to […]

FTC Warning IRS Imposter Scam Targets College Staff and Students

FTC Warning IRS Imposter Scam Targets College Staff and Students

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a warning for anyone with “dot.edu” email addresses. The announcement released on April 5, 2021, indicates an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) phishing scam is targeting colleges — students, faculty, and staff members regarding tax refund payments. Scammers are sending emails to obtain personal information. The subject line could read […]