Back to School: State Offers Tips to Help Students Avoid Scams | Local News

ALBANY – The state’s Consumer Protection Division offers tips to help students avoid scams.

“The best way for students to avoid textbook, scholarship or rental scams is to be informed,” said Secretary of State Robert J. Rodriguez. “It’s an exciting time for students, often on their own for the first time, learning to balance their freedom and responsibility. This new found independence makes them targets for scammers.

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