|Ignore Bogus COVID Vaccine Survey • The FTC warns of people receiving unsolicited emails and texts, asking them to complete a limited-time survey about the Pfizer, Moderna, or AstraZeneca vaccine. In exchange, people are offered a free reward, but asked to pay shipping fees. This is a SCAM. Read more here.
|How to avoid COVID-19 government impostor scams • Story here
|How to use your Economic Impact Payment prepaid debit card without paying a fee • Story here
|Federal Trade Commission warns, “Not every COVID-19 testing site is legit” • Visit the FTC’s website here
|Federal Communications Commission offers Consumer Help Center. • Click here to learn more about phone scammers offering free home testing kits, promoting bogus cures, and selling health insurance, among other schemes.
|FBI says, “Protect Your Wallet—and Your Health—from Pandemic Scanners.” • Click here for an interview with the head of the FBI’s Financial Crimes Section about the latest scams the FBI is investigating and tips on how to protect yourself.
|FEMA offers Coronavirus Rumor Control page. • Click here for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s center for helping to “distinguish between rumors and facts regarding the response to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.”