As the pandemic continues COVID-19 scams are increasing. Scammers tend to use times of crises to take advantage of others. COVID-19 scams can include everything from supposed cures to taking advantage of unemployment benefits or stimulus checks.
One of these scams includes those pretending to be doing contact tracing through text and trying to access your cell phone data. Others include scammers acting as someone in a position of authority to request sensitive information. Read more about these COVID-19 scams from the NFCC.