COVID vaccine scams expected

COVID vaccine scams expected

ILLINOIS (RFD) — With a COVID-19 vaccine now being rolled out, government officials expect scams to emerge as distribution begins. Everything from phony treatments to phishing messages are possible. An investigator with the Better Business Bureau has some tips to help you protect yourself.

Selling fake vaccines and other treatments is likely only one of many ways that scammers will try to cash in on the vaccine release. BBB Investigator Don O’Brien says we need to watch out for phishing messages attempting to trick you into sharing your passwords and personal information.

He says you can spot a coronavirus vaccine con by researching carefully. Scammers are very creative, so be skeptical of anything that seems too good – or event too crazy – to be true. Ignore calls for immediate action, and if you have questions, check with your doctor.

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