Action News has a warning for small business owners if you get a call about your PPP loan.
A business owner in Montgomery County alerted the Troubleshooters to this one wanting to make sure no one falls for this latest pandemic-related scam.
Like so many other business owners, podiatrist Alicia Canzanese sought federal funds to stay afloat amid the pandemic.
“I had to apply for a payroll protection loan after the first round of stimulus so that I could continue to pay my employees,” she said. “With a payroll protection loan, if you used it a certain way, if you fit a certain number of criteria, you could get the loan forgiven.”
So Canzanese applied for that loan forgiveness. Then last week, she got a message from someone claiming to be from the bank that issued…