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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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the 202o stimulas if any at vall must include service connected disabled veterans and social security seniors at the same money amount or nothing at all

Can you tell me if you are on disability will I get any money and if so how much

If you on disability is you qualified

I am on ssi and retired this year at 62

If you are on SSI will you get a stimulus check and if yes how much

I am on disability I do not file taxes I have direct deposit from my disability check from the government will I receive a status check

Will people who receive SSDI receive a stimulus check.

If I’m on unemployment now am I eligible for the stimulus check?

Yes, you will get a check I think for $600 on top of what you receive from unemployment!

How will the people that’s on ssi get their coronaviris check Will they get it through their ssi direct deposit

yes SSI stimulus checks will be direct deposited

Will I receive a stimulus check if I am on SSDI?

I'm concerned about people on Social Security Disability being omitted from the stimulus benefits

How can the Republicans forget about the senior popularity in this country..its a pitiful shame...l they have been telling the public we need too take care of our seniors...Social Security can barely pay rent buy groceries and medication and some of us pay the new amount on our medicare...premium which should be taxable... They forget about the poor and the disadvantage in this country..God is watching and as seniors he knows we are being forgetten ..what a nation

Me too. I am paralyzed and one on SSDI

I am on ssdiand i have in home care do i recieve any stimulos money?

Do people on disability SSI going to get the stimulus check also

Will somebody plz answer the question of ur on disability do we get checks

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

They have stated many times they don't know anything yet

Im on disability and have not payed taxes for 28 years will i get the the check due to this virus.

SSDI recipients will receive there checks also When?

Do people on ssi get a stimulus check

I’m wondering myself too

I only get $783 a month. I'm on SSI and barely making it from month to month. Will I get help with a stimulus check if the bill passes?

I'm also on disability and had to use a credit card to buy supplies before everything was gone. As for the answer is obvious, there is no answer yet. After those in charge check the outcomes, we will know; who if any, where or when. Until then, pray that we do but also pray that Trump won't somehow make up pay for it, on way or another.

I was shocked when I heard

I'm pretty sure people on SSI wont get anything. I believe because it's only for those losing income/work. Those on SSI are on fixed income,so you arent losing any income,so you stay the same. It's not for people on assistance to benefit if theres no loss. Vote JUST passed, so I dont know for sure

I also received same amount $700 for Social Security disability and retirement I'm not old enough to get my full retirement and I don't make enough to get file taxes will I get a check

I'm on SSI SOCIAL SECURITY, WILL I GET A STIMULUS CHECK ???

Will people on ssi get an extra check this month because of the Coronavirus?

People draws SSI wound will there stainless check go out

I am on ssdi. Will I get the check that the government is giving out?

Yes!

Will people on disability get a stimulus check

Will people on ssi or ssd receive any money on the 2020 stimulus package?

I am on disability would I qualify for a stimulus check.

Will people on disability get a stimulus check

I'm on s s a I was just wanting to know if I will get a check

I'm on SSI will I get a check

I'm on SSI. Will I get a stimulus check also or because I'm on SSI I won't get anything. I will come check the check anyway and now when my SSI check comes in next day I'm broke. Well I get help if the bill passes?

Will I get a check when the government if I'm not working right now

Are you going to help people on disability

People who are on ssi will but if u were claimed done deal i guess this my thing is my mom yes is my payee and has to so dont get it worked for 2 yrs did taxes because of issue need help with a expert low income worked for those 2 and half yrs part time?.

On long term disability with Dearborn not SSI will I get help I have two kids

Yes people that get SSI and SSDI and social security retirement etc but people that get SSI have to file a simple tax return for non filers to make sure u get that check... I am on SSI and did my mom filers and it got approved by the or

I have read that the government will be using 2018 income tax return information. So if you don't file tax returns, you are not eligible as a "tax payer" and will not receive a check. That is of course subject to change.

I'm on disability I dont file tax return. Will they deposit my stimulus check in my SSDI direct deposit account?

I am on OWCP and have been for years. I also receive a very small SSI check when I retired at 65 as a federal employee. Am I eligible for the stimulus act?

Thats not true if your disabled and you dont have enough to file taxes you still get money

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