Scammers using COVID-19 to take your money

Writer: Derrick Shaw

Scammers are preying on your COVID-19 concerns. Crooks have stolen more than $124 million from Americans, promising things like fake at-home virus tests or cures.

A new study from the Ascent shows that more than 180 COVID-19 fraud cases were reported by the end of August, and Floridians have lost nearly $6 million.

If you believe you’ve been a victim of COVID-19 fraud, you can go to the FTC website and report it.

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