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COVID-19 Opens Doors to Scams

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been a windfall for fraudsters as they exploit the global thirst for knowledge on the virus. Fraudsters have launched Coronavirus – themed phishing attacks to deliver malware. The phishing emails claiming to be from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The WHO posted an article on its website warning users of this scam.

Do not act out of fear and use your best judgment when accessing links or answering questions over the phone. Here are some tips from the Federal Trade Commission. If you are unsure about a potential scammer that has contacted you, please contact us immediately.

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