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Sharpton’s Atlanta HQ admits handing out possibly bogus stimulus check forms

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ATLANTA – So far, no one has proven it’s a scam, but they haven’t proven it’s for real either.

This week more than 700 senior citizens filled out a rather skimpy form promising a $500 check from the American Opportunities Stimulus Program.

They filled in sensitive information like their name, address, birth date and social security numbers, all with the promise of getting a Visa Check card in return.

But on Thursday, Fulton County government put out a warning that it might be an identity theft scam.

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