Friday, December 17, 2021

’Tis the season for student loan scam calls

Consumer Alerts from the Federal Trade Commission

by Emily Wu
Attorney, FTC, Division of Consumer & Business Education

If you have a federal student loan, you probably already know that the Coronavirus emergency relief program that has paused your payments is ending. Repayments will begin again after January 31, 2022. Scammers know it, too, and are looking for ways to take advantage: they're calling, texting, and e-mailing to try to use any confusion around restarting your student loan payments to steal your money and personal information.


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