STATEWIDE — Attorney General Ashley Moody has issued a Consumer Alert warning that scammers may attempt to target recipients of the child tax credit payments.

What You Need To Know

  • Attorney General Moody is warning parents to stay informed of payment schedules and seek out verified forms of info
  • The IRS will never randomly call, text, or email you and ask for personal info 
  • Parents began receiving a monthly advance payment on the child tax credit this month

Last week, eligible parents started to receive a monthly advance payment on the child tax credit as part of the American Rescue Plan Act.

“Anytime the federal government is doling out huge amounts of money, scammers pounce — trying to make a quick, dishonest dollar. With this latest round of federal stimulus money slated to be distributed, parents should be on the lookout for scams,” said Moody.

Moody is asking eligible Floridians to stay informed about the payment schedule to…

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