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Scam Warning / Business Unites Against COVID

Beware of Scams and Fraud Schemes

The Office of Inspector General recognizes that we are facing unprecedented times and is alerting the public about potential fraud schemes related to economic stimulus programs offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration in response to the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19). The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the largest financial assistance bill to date, includes provisions to help small businesses. Fraudsters have already begun targeting small business owners during these economically difficult times. Be on the lookout for grant fraud, loan fraud, and phishing.

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PA Business Unites Against COVID

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Business Unites Against COVID: Entrepreneurs around the state are working together to protect workers, customers, and their businesses. If you are a business, stay informed with the latest health and safety requirements, certifications, and resources you need know at the Business Unites Against COVID page.

Here you can complete a simple self-certification confirming you are COVID compliant, find trainings and webinars on timely-topics, obtain a directory of PPE manufacturers, and access downloadable resources and signage.

Learn More at Business Unites Against COVID