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Please visit Coronavirus stimulus payment scams: What you need to know for the most recent information.

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. 

Updated link added on April 21, 2020.

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I hear we are but I don't think any will see it

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

Ok will stimulus payments go Direct Express cards ?

I heard our stimulate check will go on the direct express card

Then when is the answer we need then

I HAVE NOT RECIEVED A STIMULAE CHECK YET ,I AM ON SS HAVE A BANK ACCT , A SENIOR WIDOW DONT FILE TAXES WHERE IS MY CHECK ?

When and how will i get my money.

I have not received my COVIS check. How can I check on it?

Thanks you

Why is my stimulant not my direct Express card

Will I receive the stimulas check on my direct express card

Will I get payment on direct express card

Yes you will

Will I receive my stimulus check on my Direct Express Card no one can give me any answers they say it's going to be deposited on the 29th but the number that give me does not match my card number

Oh my settlement check that the government giving the school directly on my Direct Express Card

I also have a direct express card and have same question will my stimulus check go to my card

When I get it my stimulus check coronavirus April 2020

I was wondering will I soon get my check I.have a direct express card

I have direct express cart I like to my check get deposit stimilus

Today's the 29th there is no money coming on on Direct check cards yet they said by May 1st nobody knows the exact date sorry it's all the information that I seen

Do I get my stemules check when I get my social sercurity check
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Yes

I'm on ssdi I have my ssa 1099 from 2019 I have a active banking account and no kids to claim.but yet I've still not recieved a stimulus payment in my banking account?? If ur on ssi ssdi veterans it says on the irs.gov amp if ur on ssi ssdi veterans ur checks get derect deposited automatically..ok then it says if ur on ssi ssdi veterans u do not need to use this amp ??? And the irs phone numbers is bogus I've been hung up on 15 out of 17 calls ask about my stimulus payment and they send me to someone else and then ur told oh we cant give out that information really .how are u suppose to find out anything when you cant get straight up answers???. Paul b

I wish someone would please tell us if they will put our stim ulis check on our direct express card!!!!!!!

Yes, They will deposit to same route that is or was used for recieving social security deposits or for those who filed taxes in either 2018 or 2019 and had refunds electronically transferred to an account, they will send to that account if it is still an active or open account. if there is no direct deposit or no established direct deposit account for receiving government benefits or tax return refund they will mail it. My question is if it's been two years since you file a return is there a way of giving them an update account updated account where they can send the money electronically

I am on SSDI and my granddaughter draws a check will I still get my stimulus check

Yes they are going on your accounts the same way u get your ssi check u don't have to do anything

Will I receive my stimulus check via my direct exspress card?

Will the stimulus check be place into direct accts or be mailed by the post office.

I have direct deposit thats WHERE I receive my BENEFITS is THAT WHERE my stimulus money go, I HAVE NEVER GOT a SSA1099 before SSA said I didnt NEED to file THAT I haven't filed taxes since 2014 WHENy husband died WILL I STILL GET my benefits I really need THEM ASAP THANK YOU AND God BLESS YOU

When are they going to be available?

When are the stimulus checks going out for retirees on social security

When will people on and get their checks

Will we get a stimulus check. We both receive social security/

How will I know when my money is deposited into my bank account

When to expect check

Will my co hit my card on the first.

I would like to know the same will I recieve it on my direct Express card

I just found the info on this direct ex. Card. It's a federal treasury card they are the office who's got into on you so the treasury dept recommends the direct ex card and then it's now all info of treasury is top of the card and they contracted to a place to do the job that the federally treasury has picked as the card you use and they recommend it unless u want direct dep.thru personal bank u choose. Yes from what I just looked and crossed red. They will put.on direct ex if that's the way u get check each month then that's how u will get it. I also read the answers on this iOS just them careful of info that can get scammers info and we wouldn't have a clue. So now you will get it on that card and info kept no answer from them because in so many words it's bad smart scammers that one word I bet give another clue to scam .

Will I get my stimulus package on my Direct Express card?

Will my stimulus money be put on my Direct Express Card or put on my direct deposit bank account

Do I have to file

Will I get on my directexpress

Will I get my stimulus card on my direct express card.

Mt question also

Will l get my stimulus check on direct express card

I receive ssi do i need to do anything in order to receive my stimulus check i get direct deposits on my direct exspress debit card my check gets deposited every month fron the us tressary Tammis V Bester

You should not have to do anything further. Only if u have a dependant. You will need to claim them to receive the extra $500 per dependant. Your money should post on your Direct Express Card and or your regular bank acct.

I am a ssdi recipient and despite need the stimulus money When will it be in my account ?

Ok have read over and over that if on SSI our stimulus check will go on our Direct Exspress card, but when? People on SSD received theirs today

If you have direct express your money should be deposited on your card on May 13 no latter than may 15 if it's not on there by now they could have messed up and might be sending a paper check waiting sucks I hope you get your money

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