Avoid Corona-virus Scams

Avoid Corona-virus Scams
by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

 

Here are some tips to help you keep the scammers at bay:

Hang up on robocalls. Don't press any numbers. Scammers are using illegal robo-calls to pitch everything from Corona-virus treatment scams to work-at-home schemes. The recording might say that pressing a number will let you speak to a live operator or remove you from their call list, but it might lead to more robocalls, instead.

 

Fact-check information. Scammers, and sometimes well-meaning people, share information that hasn't been verified.

 

Know who you're buying from. Online sellers may claim to have in-demand products, like cleaning, household, and health and medical supplies when, in fact, they don't.
For the rest of the article, please go to the FTC website or this link ...www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/coronavirus-scams-what-ftc-doing.

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