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Nike about Government Grant


6465987510 called to congratulate me for winning a grant from the US Government. All of $7,000.00 Said I was selected because I was a good citizen.... and lot of other BS! The voice has a thick foreign accent

MarkH about Government Grant


Phone Number: 3477660890 - Certainly a scam. left message about $9000 which has been approve by the Govt to be paid to me as Grant money. I can spent it the way I want to! Complete bull!

Jane about Government Grant


Call received from 408-692-5819 stating I have been selected randomly (sic) by the US Govt Grants Department for a $9000 loan which I never have to pay back! The caller went on to ask how I wished to receive it! As if it's so easy to get 9000 bucks sitting at home! Who wouldn't want 9000?! But this is a scam! SCAM! Take care!!

Alexis about Government Grant


Got a voicemail about a free government grant that has been awarded to me! To get the money I need to call 206-736-6950. I have never applied for a grant! This is some sort for a scam. The accent is not clean, too!




Govt. departments will never call someone and inform that a grant has been approved. If you have NOT submitted an application for a government grant and someone claims you have been awarded one, it’s a scam. Grant money is not given over the phone for a fee. If you have submitted an application for a government grant and someone claims you have been awarded one, it’s still a scam. You will be informed of your award by a letter which you will receive by mail. You will also be able to see the Award Status at: www .grants.gov/web/grants/applicants/track-my-application.html


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2017-11-18 22:03:32

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