How to Tell If a Government Grant Offer Is a Scam

by Hal Shelton
You get a call, email, or letter from the federal government saying you are the winner of a free U.S. grant. All you have to do is pay a processing fee to receive the money. How do you know if the offer is legitimate or a scam? Here are five ways to spot a grant scam: 1. Did you apply for a grant? Legitimate grants do not show up at your door as a surprise — you have to apply for them.Read the full article