>>Student Loan Forgiveness Scams Rising
(Harrisburg, PA) -- The Wolf Administration is warning residents about a rise in student loan forgiveness scams. State officials say with the continuing pandemic, many have been searching for financial relief and like other scams, these perpetrators prey upon the hope and vulnerability of people. They urge residents to be skeptical about incoming communications, research the company, be aware of what real programs will and won't ask for and verify the email address. If you feel you have been scammed, officials advise you close your accounts, alert your servicer, monitor your credit report and report the scam to the Federal Trade Commission.