Protect yourself and be informed.
Multiple governmental agencies including the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Department of Health and Human Services - Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG) and our Michigan Attorney General have issued warnings to make sure we are aware of scams related to COVID-19 and health care in general.
Latest scamsFraudulent callers claiming to be from a pharmacy network offering to mail over-the- counter vitamins and ointments, for free, to obtain personal information
Fake CDC calls asking people to reserve COVID-19 vaccines
Fake vaccine kits offered by website "coronavirusmedicalkit.com"
Local companies based in Rockford are selling phony COVID-19 protection patch
Scam emails are sent to individuals claiming their stimulus check is waiting for them. All they have to do is send over personal information such as bank account and Social Security Number.
Here are some recommendations to empower you against scammers.