No, the Obama Administration is not handing out grants to pay off your utility bills.
That’s the latest warning from Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler.
This hoax has cropped up in more than a dozen states, including Maryland. Con artists tell consumers that if they pay $1,000 to $1,200, they will get a federal grant deposited in their bank account from the Obama Administration to pay off their utility bills. (That doesn’t even sound like a good deal.)