Your security is our top priority. Here are some tips from the Federal Trade Commission to help keep you from being scammed:
- Don't click links from sources you don't know. They could download viruses onto your computer or device.
- Watch for emails claiming to be from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or experts saying they have information about the virus. For the most up-to-date information about the Coronavirus, visit the websites for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), directly.
- Ignore online offers for vaccinations. Currently there are no vaccines, pills, potions, lotions, lozenges or other prescription or over-the-counter products available to treat or cure Coronavirus.
- Do your homework when it comes to donations, whether through charities or crowdfunding sites. Don't let anyone rush you into making a donation. If someone wants donations in cash, by gift card, or by wiring funds, don't do it.
Find other tips from the Federal Trade Commission regarding how to keep you and your family safe from Coronavirus scammers.
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