Government shutdown 2019

With financial distress, come fraudsters

Erika Beras Jan 21, 2019
HTML EMBED:
COPY
Government shutdown 2019

With financial distress, come fraudsters

Erika Beras Jan 21, 2019
HTML EMBED:
COPY

As the partial federal shutdown continues with no visible end in sight, banks and creditors have offered the up-to-800,000 affected workers loans and payment deferments so they can keep up with their finances. At the same time, fraudulent agencies may be targeting these workers.

Click the audio player above to hear the full story.

As a nonprofit news organization, our future depends on listeners like you who believe in the power of public service journalism.

Your investment in Marketplace helps us remain paywall-free and ensures everyone has access to trustworthy, unbiased news and information, regardless of their ability to pay.

Donate today — in any amount — to become a Marketplace Investor. Now more than ever, your commitment makes a difference.