Please be aware that some adults are being targeted by claims that they won a Social Services Block Grant award, yet must pay a transaction fee to receive this award. Those sending the notices are misrepresenting themselves as federal agents and may contact through email or social media messages. THIS IS NOT REAL.
If you have been contacted about a SSBG award that is tied to a transaction fee, please report the information the US Department of Health and Human Services Grants Fraud Hotline at 1-800-446-8477.
You may also file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission at 1-877-382-4357.
Please read here for more. SSBG FRAUD Notice 04 07 2022