Coronavirus scams cost Americans nearly $39 million

Published: May. 26, 2020 at 7:19 AM EDT
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More than 52-thousand Americans have already filed complaints this year with the Federal Trade Commission concerning fraud cases related to COVID-19.

Those who have filed, have reported losses totaling nearly $39 million.

Experts say you should never give credit card or other personal information to anyone over the phone.

And remember, do not click on any unknown links in e-mails.

You should also never answer the door for someone claiming to be from the government.

That is unless they can show you proper identification.

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