October 16, 2021
Scam/Fraud

Florida Attorney General Warns Parents, Students to Beware of Back-to-School Scams

back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday ends Aug. 9,

With the Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday ending on Monday, Aug. 9, Attorney General Ashley Moody is warning Floridians that scammers may target parents and students preparing for the return to school.

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – With the Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday ending on Monday, Aug. 9, Attorney General Ashley Moody is warning Floridians that scammers may target parents and students preparing for the return to school.

More students will be back in the classroom this year and school supplies may be in short supply, forcing more people to search online for the necessary items.

As a result, fraudulent advertisements may be seen more frequently on social…

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