Scammers in Full Gear During Pandemic

Posted on April 14, 2020

Individuals posing as law enforcement, with phony badges and blue lights, are taking advantage of quarantine rules to defraud or harass people across the country.


Scammers are also attempting to sell illegal COVID-19 home testing kits. 


The FDA warns that there is currently no approved COVID-19 home testing kit. If you see such activities, contact their local law enforcement agency and report the scams directly to the FDA.


Additionally, the FBI is warning there has been increased phishing emails seeking donations or asking to verify personal information in an attempt to steal identities and money.


Citizens are encouraged to remain alert and not fall victim to the scammers.

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