Resources for Preventing Grant Scams and Fraud

Trò chơi banca dễ thươngThe following links will connect you to tips and information about protecting yourself – and the government – from grant-related fraud and scams:

 

Federal Trade Commission (FTC): Government Grant Scams

Trò chơi banca dễ thương focuses on the many ways scammers might attempt to use the promise of "free federal grants" to lure you into giving out valuable information.

 

Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) Complaint Assistant

Trò chơi banca dễ thương scenario that you may have experienced.

 

National Procurement Fraud Task Force – StopFraud.gov

Trò chơi banca dễ thươngThis task force was established by President Obama in 2009 to improve "efforts across the government …to investigate and prosecute significant financial crimes." that is committed across mass marketing channels, including mail, telephone and the Internet.

 

Better Business Bureau "Scam Stopper"

Click to View Exit DisclaimerTrò chơi banca dễ thương surfacing across the country, including overpayment and fake check scams, emergency scams, phishing scams and home improvement scams.

 

Fraud.org - Government Grants

Fraud.org is a project of the National Consumers League (NCL), a nonprofit advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C. Click to View Exit Disclaimer related to so-called "government grants."

Report Fraud


If you think you may have been a victim of a government grant scam, file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission online, or call toll-free, 1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357); TTY: 1-866-653-4261.

You can also report grant-related scam attempts to the Health and Human Services (HHS) Fraud Hotline at 1-800-447-8477.