Alaska Small Business Development Center

New Scam Targeting Small Businesses

April 1, 2024

America’s SBDC (Small Business Development Center) and SBA (Small Business Administration) warn small business owners about sophisticated scams that attempt to steal their information.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • Scammers are using logos from America’s SBDC and SBA to appear legitimate
  • Their goal is to trick you into revealing personal or business information (such as awarding you a grant)

Important Reminders:

  • As an SBDC, we can provide guidance on SBA programs but cannot award grants ourselves
  • Be cautious of unsolicited calls, emails, or letters

Protect Yourself:

We encourage you to:

By staying informed, you can help protect yourself and your business from falling victim to this scam.

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