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During these unprecedented times, scammers are looking to take advantage of the situation. We want to make sure you’re prepared and know what to look out for.

Below are things you can do to protect yourself against scams, according to the Federal Trade Commission.

Hang up on robocalls.

Scammers use illegal sales calls aimed to get your money and your personal information.

Look out for phishing emails and text messages.

Don’t click on links in emails or texts you didn’t expect.

Investigate before you donate.

Don’t be rushed into making a donation. Get tips on donating wisely at ftc.gov/charity.

Ignore offers for vaccinations and home test kits.

Scammers are selling products to treat or prevent COVID-19 without proof they work.

Watch for emails claiming to be from the CDC or WHO.

Use sites like coronavirus.gov and usa.gov/coronavirus to get the latest information.

Stay in the know.

Go to ftc.gov/coronavirus for the latest information on scams. Sign up to get alerts at ftc.gov/subscribe.

For more information, check out videos from the FTC on how to avoid coronavirus scams.

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