The Better Business Bureau is warning of a new scam targeting furloughed employees. Government employees may be targeted by scammers offering tax-free grants up to $9,000. Ultimately, the scammers are trying to get account information, credit card numbers or other personal information.
Information regarding legitimate grants can be found at http://www.grants.gov or by calling (800) 518-4726.
To check out a company or charity, click here or call (256) 850-0719 or (866) 94-BBB19.