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BBB Warns of Furlough Scam

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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.

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