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Old 08-15-2008, 05:43 PM
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Default new phone scam going around

I've recieved phone calls twice now from someone with a foreign accent claiming to be with the "US Federal Grant Dept" telling me I have been awarded a grant, and they walt all of my personal information.

#1 there is no department named the "US Federal Grant Department"
#2 to be awarded a grant, first you have to apply for it.
#3 with grant awards from the US Government (FEMA/DHS/EMPG/AFG/CEDAP/Pell/etc.), the recipient is notified by mail not by phone.

I work with federal grants on a daily basis, and they all deal with my work, if they would call me, they would call my office number, and then that wwould only be to clarify something on my grant application.


Please be aware of this scam.
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