A nationwide ban on evictions, put in place due to COVID-19’s impact on employment and income, will expire in October. Scammers are taking advantage of those people worried about keeping a roof over their heads.
In a media release from the Better Business Bureau, we are cautioned about phony pandemic relief grants, advance fee loans and other scams that will ask for a processing fee. The Bureau encourages you to double check any government program before signing up and be very cautious of any offers you did not initiate.
More details on how to protect yourself from scammers can be found online at bbb.org.