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(BBB) – During this season, many students are in the process of securing financial aid for the upcoming semester or academic year. While scholarships, grants, work-study, and loans help make college more affordable, scammers are taking this opportunity to try to steal some of that money through various schemes and scamsBetter Business Bureau of North Alabama recommends caution when applying for financial aid opportunities.

Using words like “national” and “federal” to sound more official, scammers typically pose as a financial aid representative from the government, a university, or a nonprofit organization. They claim you have won a scholarship or…

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