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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'm on ssdi but, font expect a check. Your supplies do not add up to that much. Money needs to go to those who lost thier jobs

Just sad very sad not every one lives like you some have kids to take care of some receive ssi and work another job and still can’t pay bills right now everyone is in need and if your not just pray for other and keep it moving

But there’s no such thing as “ trusted news sites”

Well my son was disability when 17 but when he turn 18 his SSI stop he is blind in one eye and he still in school sence SSI STOP HIS CHECK CAN HE STILL GET IT.

Will single stay at home moms be able to get the stimulus check?

If I am signed up for auto payments from ssi will this process be used for the stimulus payment or is there some other way we need to sign up for autopayment

Will I receive a check for

Will I receive a coroner virus check

i hope we do seniors could use it

Will retirees get a stimulus check I been retired for 10 years an I do not pay tax on it

It’s unfair delendabs do t get check. We are poor and i have bills too

Will people's on disability get a check too

Yes I wants to know if people on disability and the homeless people will be getting a check to

The homeless are the people that need the money the most. Or people who have been out of work for a very long time. This stimulus check should be for everybody who needs it, just not the people who are laid off temporarily.

Will i receive a check from the government I am unemployed at this time?

Will people on disability get a check too. We have pretty hard on a low fixed income. And God bless you all in these tragically tested times.. I pray for us all. Ill wait on your answers...bye..

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

Iam on social security will I receive a stimulus check

I recieve retirement social security,all my info. Is up o date,haven't been required to file taxes past three years,will i recieve the 1200 dollar stimulus.

I'm on DSS will I get a check

I'm on DSS will I get a check from the government

When get my check I am on ss 67 the only income I have is 1009 from ss when will I get my 1200 check

when will these checks be mailed

I'm on welfare will I get a check

I live in a shelter with my son are we homeless families going to get extra food stamps our children are home and we need more food to survive

I am retired and receive social security I do not pay taxes. I have direct deposit do I get a stimulus check and when

I am retired and receive social security I do not pay taxes. I have direct deposit do I get a stimulus check and when

When will my check be in the bank

I AM ON SSI AND HAVENT RECEIVED ANY CHECK WILL I GET ONE

The Social Security Administration has a chart for people who get Social Security retirement, survivors, or disability benefits or SSI. It tells when and how you will get a payment.

People that are on Social Security Disability do we get a stimulus check as well

Will people on social security disability receive a check?

My son receives
SSD based on my work records. I recieved my check however my son has not received any stimulus check I am his payee n his SSD check goes directly into my checking account. I Was told thAt once u complete your 2019 income tax . I am divorced and have not completed my 2019 return does that mean I will not see a check for my son or will his fAther receive it?

Am on social security disability. Will I get a stimulus check

I’m 45 yrs old, on SSI ANd a dependent on my parents tax return Will I get a stimulus check ?

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

44 yr old social security have direct deposit but was a dependent thru parents tax return will i receive stimulus check i am disable

I am on ss I am 88yrs old I am listed on sons taxes
as a dependent Will I get a check?

i am listed on my grandsons taxes for 2018 i am 87 years old will i receive a stimulus check

45 yrs old on ssi dependent on moms taxes will i receive stimilus check

People on SSID get a stimulus check also if just became a widow

I'm 56 yrs old, I've been on disability approximately three years, I currently get $857.00 a month and my grandson carries me as a dependent 2 years now. If coronavirus checks are given will I get one? Thanks in advance

I have been on disability for 2 year i would to know if I will get a stimulus check.

Do we have to file a tax return even if we haven’t in a while

I this is what think if they go by taxes foled and you are a dependent on another person taxes you may not get one directly but the person who has you as a dependent possibly could get it so in long way you would get it indirectly, (does that make since)

Im in the same boat. Sir my daughter claims me now if your grandson filed taxes in 2018 and claimed you dont quote me ? But i think he will get 1200$ and dependants? Get a extra 500$ for each dependant but i dont know ? If this is just for dependant children or parents? Grandparents ect... But really i paid into the system i started working at 15 yrs old and took care of my mom and brother my was in a wheelchair i worked very hard in steel toes all my working life so

I too was claimed by my daughter in 2018 and 2019 In Jan I moved to different state now living alone 71 years old and I don’t get stimulus check either. The most needy don’t get

Yes I live off of disability had a stroke last year practice my speech and then I had a major heart attack and I am on disability will I be getting a check if I'm getting disability I don't get enough as it is for my bills so I was just wondering if I would be getting one to help my family my wife and my grandson was with me thank you

If you are on a medical retirement and social security will you be receive a stimulus package.

I am on Social Security, will I get a stimulus?

Will seniors on social security receive stimulus check?No one mentions people on social security only workers and businesses. Thank you

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