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Beware of Scams and Fraud Schemes

The Office of Inspector General recognizes that we are facing unprecedented times and is alerting the public about potential fraud schemes related to economic stimulus programs offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration in response to the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19).  The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), the largest financial assistance […]

April 11, 2020

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Protect Yourself from Disaster-Related Fraud and Scams

As storms and flooding wreak havoc across Texas, FEMA officials are warning of another danger: scam artists and unscrupulous contractors out to fleece communities and survivors struggling to recover from disaster. Be aware of these most common post-disaster scams: Housing inspectors: If home damage is visible from the street, an owner/applicant may be vulnerable to […]

July 22, 2019