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20 signs a phone call is really a dangerous scam

Espresso Logo By Alison Larabie Chase of Espresso | Slide 2 of 21: The caller says you’ve been selected to receive a grant for something from the government, but you need to pay a processing fee. This is never true: governments never charge fees to apply for a grant, and you must apply—you will not be “selected.” Hang up and report the scam to the FTC or CRTC.

You’ve been “selected” to receive money

The caller says you’ve been selected to receive a grant for something from the government, but you need to pay a processing fee. This is never true: governments never charge fees to apply for a grant, and you must apply—you will not be “selected.” Hang up and report the scam to the FTC or CRTC.

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