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Scammers are using illegal robocalls to impersonate the Federal Trade Commission, and to try to trick consumers into disclosing their bank account information on a non-FTC website, the agency warns.  The scammers’ robocalls direct consumers to the website, which deceives consumers into thinking they can get, or expedite, a refund from the FTC by entering their bank account information into a form on the website.  To fool people, the robocalls provide the FTC’s toll-free helpline, 877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357)

This website,, is part of the scam and is not affiliated in any way with the FTC.

For official information about the FTC’s refund process, consumers should visit Getting Your Money Back: Consumer Refunds

The Federal Trade Commission works for consumers to prevent fraudulent, deceptive, and unfair business practices and to provide information to help spot, stop, and avoid them.  To file a complaint in English or Spanish, visit the FTC’s online Complaint Assistant or call
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