NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – People should be cautious if they receive a call that they have pre-qualified for a student loan forgiveness plan. That’s what the Better Business Bureau of Middle Tennessee is warning students and parents to know about this scheme and how it can impact your wallet.

People should be cautious if they receive a call that they have pre-qualified for a student loan forgiveness plan. That’s what the Better Business Bureau of Middle Tennessee is warning students and parents to know about this scheme and how it can impact your wallet. It starts with a call you don’t recognize, followed by a voicemail.

“Good news for you. You’ve been pre-qualified for the student loan forgiveness program,” the message said. “It’s really important that we speak to you as soon as possible before these programs change.”

“Anytime there’s something going on in the news, it’s an invitation for the bad guys to create a new scam,” President and CEO of the BBB of Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky Robyn Householder said.

Householder said scammers are taking advantage of President Biden’s push to help Americans with student loans.

“Because we’re seeing a lot of information out there from the federal government on loan forgiveness, they are now targeting our students,” Householder said.




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