October 20, 2021

Better Business Bureau warns of eviction moratorium scam

The eviction moratorium might have been extended until October third, but scammers are reportedly still taking advantage of the situation to prey on victims. President of the Better Business Bureau of South-Central Louisiana Carmen Million said if someone contacts you asking for personal financial information to be leery.

“Somebody’s calling them or emailing them or texting them and telling them that they are going to give them a grant and the process is easy they just need money, you should be really concerned at that point,” said Million.

Million said unfortunately people who are facing eviction are the last people that need to lose money right now, but scammers are playing on their emotions. Million said even their phone numbers appear legitimate on caller ID.

“You can’t trust caller ID because these scammers can manipulate the…

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