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As the Coronavirus takes a growing toll on people’s pocketbooks, there are reports that the government will soon be sending money by check or direct deposit to each of us. The details are still being worked out, but there are a few really important things to know, no matter what this looks like.

1. The government will not ask you to pay anything up front to get this money. No fees. No charges. No nothing.

2. The government will not call to ask for your Social Security number, bank account, or credit card number. Anyone who does is a scammer.

3. These reports of checks aren’t yet a reality. Anyone who tells you they can get you the money now is a scammer.

Look, normally we’d wait to know what the payment plan looks like before we put out a message like this. But these aren’t normal times. And we predict that the scammers are gearing up to take advantage of this.

So, remember: no matter what this payment winds up being, only scammers will ask you to pay to get it. If you spot one of these scams, please tell the Federal Trade Commission: www.ftc.gov/complaint. We’re doing our best to stop these scammers in their tracks, and your report will help.

Keep up to date with the latest Coronavirus-related scams at www.ftc.gov/coronavirus or by signing up to get these consumer alerts.

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It's so nice to see a message from the government that reads like it was written by an engaged human being. Keep up the good work.

I agree! The personal touch is very refreshing.
Thanks for the info, the communications, and the 'be aware' heads up! And best of luck to you and yours in these abnormal times.

Will Disabled Veterans get a stimulus check also?

Will people on disability get government checks?

As of today, there are no confirmed details about any stimulus money. Watch for updates from trusted news sources to find the latest

Thank you. I will keep looking for updates. We are just all so very worried. Most of us have children to care for. Even if we don’t, I’m sure it is very hard for people. A lot of people are scared and confused I’m sure. Anyways. I do hope Trump considers low income people and people who are disabled. Ty

People on SSI will get a stimulus package check, but how much, I'm not sure. It was on smartnews. I think it depends on how much money u get every month. My question is do u have to apply for it or does it go into your automatic deposit bank account?

I would also like to know.on checks for ssi if they will come ?

I read in the news that you do not have to apply. You are automatically granted it. They are sending it the same way you receive your SSI. So if you have your bank information connected to your disability then that’s how the stimulus check is coming.

thanks,,,you answered the question i was bout to ask,,,ROCKING IN THE FREE WORLD,,,

I am disabled veteran. Will I receive a stimulus check from the government through the covid 19 enconomic package

I am also a concerned disabled desert storm veteran and would like to know if I will be recieving a stimulus check as well.

Yes, anyone making under $75,000 a year will receive a check for $1200

What is the income limit for couples?

I receive SSI and veterans disability. Am I eligible for the stimulus funds.

Social Security Administration data used directly; beneficiaries of Supplemental Security Income, which often benefits old or disabled people in poverty, are not included in the current version.

If I get in my direct Express card

Will I receive my stimulus package on my direct Express card

Will I be able to get my stimulus check on my Direct Express debit card that I received my SSI on every month

Will my stimulus money go on my direct express card

Will I get a stimulus check on my direct express card

I wanted to know the same thing but no one has answered our question.

Ok will stimulus payments go Direct Express cards ?

Will I receive the stimulas check on my direct express card

When we get the stimulus money will it be on my direct express account where I get my social security payment. I don’t have a regular bank account

Will stimulus package go to my direct express

Are people who draw social security receive a stimulas check?

Direct Express card holder will they get the stimulus money on that or will we get a check

Will my stimulus money be put on my direct Express card

Same question here, thank you to all y’all for asking the question ❤️ Thank you FTC!!:-)

Yes, yes, yes. I most definitely agree. We direct express users, would greatly appreciate, any "SPECIFIC", UPDATES.

Can you please release information about stimulus payment and Direct Express cards slot of people are asking with no answer being given. Will the IRS. Place stimulus payment on Direct Express cards for seniors and disabled people on social security benefits

The IRS also can get the the info from SSA-1099 forms

Are people living on social security going to receive a check from the government..

I read somewhere people on soc sdc WILL VET A CHECK

Retired teachers here. Exist now that pension is gone I live solely on SS checks. I’ve been told not to bother to file taxes. How will govt find me for stimulus check?
Thanks

I'm on social security disability. Will I receive a check?

I'm on ssd do i get a check

Are people on SSDI going to receive a check?

I am on SSDI and I get my money through Direct Express will my stimulus check be posted to my direct express account

Can my rebate check from the corona be deposited onto my direct express account

Since I receive my SSDI payments on my direct express card will my stimulus check be deposited onto my direct express card as well?

Please go to the IRS page about economic impact payments for official updates and information about who is eligible.

My SSI close on my Direct Express Card will they put the stimulus money on the Direct Express Card

Will my stimulus check go on my direct express card if im on ssdi

When I finally got my SSDI I only received 569 dollar's a month and I received 1.1000 a month on unemployment why is that also started raising my great neice about a year later and still receive the same amount I didn't have a lawyer and feel like I got screwed can a lawyer help me get more and will I receive a stimulus check

Ok , I m on Ssdi for long time so I need to know will I receive same amount or more durning virus or what ??

From what I read about that it says you will get the stimulus the same way you recieve your benefits so I believe we are getting it direct deposited on our direct express cards.

Well i believe they should have done handed out these checks some people bnsed em now especially the ones who have lost family msmbsrs or friends due to this virus make irs work around the clock to get that money to people hell it wont hurt em these people are dying for no reason you think they have time to wait im sure they can figure out a way to get everyone there money faster there running this country. Come on

I hope so we deserve a check if I don't get one I'm protesting

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