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Rossen Reports: FBI issues warnings about coronavirus phishing scams

Criminals are using the outbreak to steal your money and your personal information

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The FBI issued yet another warning about scams surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. Criminals are trying to steal people's money, personal information or both.

Watch the video above to learn about three scams making the rounds.

If you get a suspicious-looking email or text message, here are some tips:

  • Do not open attachments or click on links you don't recognize.
  • Do not provide personal information like username, password, social security number or date of birth.
  • Verify web addresses by manually typing them into your browser.
  • Never trust anyone asking for your information unsolicited.

The US attorney is urging you to report all coronavirus fraud. If you suspect anything, go to www.justice.gov. You can also the call the National Center for Disaster Fraud hotline at 1-866-720-5721 or email at disaster@leo.gov.