FSA warns Ne farmers about phone-scam

In light of recent storms impacting Nebraska, authorities are alerting growers about a phone scam being perpetrated on Farm Service Agency (FSA) customers. Nebraska FSA Chief Administrative Officer Mike Sander says they were alerted to the scam early Tuesday. In this scam, a caller claims to be a Farm Loan Services representative and and states that FSA owes you disaster assistance funds. The caller then proceeds to request checking account information or credit card numbers, alleging that funds will be credited to these accounts. Sander says FSA will never contact producers in this manner.

If you receive a similar call, under no circumstances should you provide personal or financial information to the caller and report it to your local FSA office.

Source: Healthy Farms Nebraska Blog

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