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According to reports, 42 million people owe US$1.3 trillion in student debt in America today. With most of these student loans being government-backed, the student debt industry in America is big business and estimated to be worth $140 billion annually. Scammers globally have been quick to take advantage of the desperate plight of graduates struggling […]

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01
Aug
2012

Directgov is where people in the UK go to find information on tax, benefits, public services and other related services (if you’re not from the UK, you may have seen their logo used in student loan phishes). Today I found a couple of websites sporting the Directgov logo related to housing and benefits – however, […]

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With British students about to start another year at university, the last thing they probably want to hear is that there is a problem with a student loan. But that’s precisely the camouflage that online scammers are using to steal personal information today. An email, claiming to come from Directgov UK, tells students that there […]

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