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Your employees, friends, and clients might not have received their stimulus checks yet. And they may not ever get checks — instead, they might get a prepaid debit card. The U.S. Department of the Treasury is currently mailing Economic Impact Payments (EIP) in the form of prepaid debit cards.

However, the Better Business Bureau reports that consumers are contacting its offices thinking the debit cards are a scam. Although the cards are accompanied by a letter with a Department of Treasury seal, some find the debit card format sketchy. But it’s for real.

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C.J. Marwitz

C.J. Marwitz is a writer and editor.

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