Students Targeted By Scammers Amid School Loan Payments Restart: What to Know

"The cash crunch associated with the restart of student loan payments — and seasonal school spending — creates favorable conditions for a flood of scams. Students are warned to be wary of any phone calls, texts or emails that trigger a sense of panic or urgency — and demand cash or personal information right now," The Detroit Free Press reports.

... "Many student debt relief scams create a false sense of urgency, implying that you need to move quickly if you want financial help, according to an alert from National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators."

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Publication Date: 9/20/2023

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