If a stranger offers you student loan forgiveness, hang up

FILE – In this Dec. 11, 2019, file photo Virginia Tech students walk across the Drillfield in the snow in Blacksburg Va. Renewed interest in student loan forgiveness from Congress or an executive order has given fraudsters a new hook in the latest iteration of the student loan scam. Borrowers receive calls and messages urging them to pay a fee or provide private information in exchange for “Biden student loan forgiveness” or “stimulus forgiveness.”