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Beware of Emerging Scams – CARES Act Financial Scams and Fraud Targeting Small Businesses

May 29, 2020
Footnotes:
  1. Nat’l Research Ctr., Inc., Colorado Business COVID-19 Impact Survey, A Survey of Colorado Businesses on the Early Impacts of the Pandemic an Initial Recovery Strategies 6, 15 (2020) (https://choosecolorado.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Colorado-Business-COVID-Survey-Results-2020-FINAL.pdf).
  2. Department of Justice, Beware of SBA Loan Scams, Government Officials Warn, Press Release, May 13, 2020 (https://www.justice.gov/usao-wdnc/pr/beware-sba-loan-scams-government-officials-warn).
  3. U.S. Small Business Administration, SBA Programs – Scams and Fraud Alerts, Report, March 31, 2020 (https://www.sba.gov/document/report--sba-programs-scams-fraud-alerts).
  4. U.S. Small Business Administration, SBA Programs – Scams and Fraud Alerts, Report, March 31, 2020 (https://www.sba.gov/document/report--sba-programs-scams-fraud-alerts).
  5. Federal Trade Commission, Grant Fraud & Scams (https://www.grants.gov/learn-grants/grant-fraud/grant-related-scams.html).
  6. U.S. Small Business Administration, SBA Programs – Scams and Fraud Alerts, Report, March 31, 2020 (https://www.sba.gov/document/report--sba-programs-scams-fraud-alerts).
  7. U.S. Small Business Administration, SBA Programs – Scams and Fraud Alerts, Report, March 31, 2020 (https://www.sba.gov/document/report--sba-programs-scams-fraud-alerts).
  8. Sergui Gatlan, US Small Business Administration Grants Used as Phishing Bait, BleepingComputer, March 27, 2020 (https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/us-small-business-administration-grants-used-as-phishing-bait/).
  9. U.S. Small Business Administration, SBA Programs – Scams and Fraud Alerts, Report, March 31, 2020 (https://www.sba.gov/document/report--sba-programs-scams-fraud-alerts).

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