A SECOND child tax credit landed into American families account last week bringing with it financial relief to millions.

But with the cash comes the warnings of scammers who might try to trick you into handing over personal details they can use to hack your accounts.


Experts have said scammers might try to trick you into handing over personal detailsCredit: Getty

Experts had issued similar warnings to those waiting for their $1,400 stimulus checks.

“Scammers are always looking for new opportunities, like the passage of another round of federal stimulus, to rip off consumers,” Ashley Moody told CNBC

The next $300 monthly payment for every child under the age of six and $250 check for every child aged six to 17 are expected to be sent out on September 15 and will continue coming through December.

The grand total of monthly aid is up to $3,000 or $3,600 per child, depending on the child’s age. 

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