Tags scammers

FTC to send $822,000 to victims of student debt-relief scam

by EdScoop Staff

The FTC is returning $822,000 to people who fell victim to a student debt-relief scam that charged upfront fees reaching $1,400.

School's back, and so are scammers, NYS warns students

by Benjamin Freed

College students are prime targets for online scammers and other criminals, New York State officials said in a consumer alert.

Tax-themed phishing scams targeting .edu accounts, IRS warns

by Benjamin Freed

Phony emails claiming to be from the IRS are attempting to get university students and staff to share their personal identifying information.