If you think you've been a victim of a coronavirus scam, contact law enforcement immediately.
The FCC offers the following tips to assist you ensure yourself from scams, including coronavirus scams:
• Don't react to calls or writings from obscure numbers, or any others that show up suspicious.
• Never share your individual or money related data by means of e-mail, content messages, or over the phone.
• Be cautious in case you’re being influenced to share any data or make a installment immediately.
• Scammers regularly parody phone numbers to trap you into replying or reacting. Keep in mind that government offices will never call you to ask for individual data or money.
• Don't click any links in a content message. In case a friend sends you a content with a suspicious connect that appears out of character, call them to form beyond any doubt they weren't hacked.
• Continuously check on a charity (for example, by calling or looking at its real site) some time recently giving. (Learn more almost charity scams)
• For more information about scam calls and texts, visit the FCC Consumer Help Center and the FCC Scam Glossary. You can also file a complaint about such scams at <fcc.gov/complaints>.
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