Over the past couple of years during the pandemic, people have gotten their fair share of relief checks from the government. Have you seen lately that there is a gas rebate check on the way? Is it real?

We dug around after seeing posts about it because it seemed too good to be true. $1,500 for gas would undoubtedly be an incredible boost for everyone with gas prices at an all-time high.

True or False: New York State Sending $1500 Gas Rebate Checks

The DMV says people are receiving text messages claiming that the state is offering $1500 rebates due to high gas prices

What is phishing? According to the New York State cyber security website:

Phishing is an attempt by an individual or group to solicit personal information from unsuspecting users by masquerading as a trustworthy entity. Online scammers will pose as legitimate businesses, organizations, or individuals.

We are mid-summer and for those of us who drive often are still feeling the pain of gas prices. Even though the price per gallon has gone down a bit, anything over $4 per gallon seems extreme. Why is it that prices seem to climb so fast but drop so slowly? Regardless of the prices, beware of the scam.

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