SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – We all know COVID-19 packed a punch on our wallets. We did get relief. Most of us received stimulus checks. The unemployed got pandemic pay. Now, there are emails going around — saying you can get student loan forgiveness.
One email reads, ‘Your student loan maybe eligible for the recent stimulus forgiveness and relief legislation.’
Dale Underwood received the email. He graduated from Missouri State University more than ten years ago. He, like most, graduated with debt.
“I could put a down payment on a nice home with what I owe. I mean, the stimulus package itself, there’s a lot of things out there with it,” he said.
On Your Side showed the email to a student aid expert.
“The email address that it was sent from is not a business email address. It was an outlook and it was kind of a funny email address with just lots of characters,” said Becky Ahrens,…