The FTC is warning consumers of an increase in scams related to the coronavirus outbreak. Along with the FDA, they issued warning letters to seven sellers of products claiming to treat or prevent COVID-19. The FTC is also warning the public of an expected increase in COVID-19 phishing scams. Criminals often use major news events, such as the outbreak, to trick people into clicking infected links or opening infected attachments.
Beware of COVID-19 Scams