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How To Protect Yourself From COVID-19 Scams

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Coronavirus Scams
How To Protect Yourself
“The top categories of coronavirus-related fraud complaints include travel and vacation related reports about cancellations and refunds, reports about problems with online shopping, mobile texting scams, and government and business imposter scams.” – FCC
Don’t click links from senders you don’t know.
Scammers have been known to send emails including links, that will take you to a fake website. They will attempt yo get your login and personal information.
Many people are unaware, simply clicking a link can allow malware on to your computer.
Be cautious of unknown numbers.
The government will never call and demand payment over the phone.Even your bank will not request personal information over the phone or email.
If you receive a call asking for payment, simply hang up. It is never a good idea to give out personal information over the phone.
Do your best to remain calm.
Scammers try to create a sense of urgency. In an attempt to pressure people into acting irrationally and providing them the information they want.
If you receive a threatening or demanding phone call, don’t fall for it! Scammers may claim to be the IRS or even the police. If you are ever suspicious, hang up.
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