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FBI PSA: 3 Cyber Fraud Schemes To Watch For During COVID-19

3/23/20 8:59 AM  |  by RedLegg Blog

The FBI introduces three fraud schemes in their latest PSA that they've seen trend during this season of the Coronavirus:

"Scammers are leveraging the COVID-19 pandemic to steal your money, your personal information, or both. Don’t let them. Protect yourself and do your research before clicking on links purporting to provide information on the virus; donating to a charity online or through social media; contributing to a crowdfunding campaign; purchasing products online; or giving up your personal information in order to receive money or other benefits. The FBI advises you to be on the lookout for the following..."

  • Fake CDC Emails
  • Phishing Emails
  • Counterfeit Treatments or Equipment

Dive deeper into this Public Service Announcement I-032020-PSA from the FBI.

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