Disgusting Scams People Are Pulling To Get Rich Off This

PSA: Be safe, stay home, and stay informed. -Ed

Times are desperate. That means people are ready to fall for anything, and other people are ready to pull anything to make us fall, hard. Try not to lose your head, or your shirt, because 2020 is bringing out the absolute worst in some of us.


Fraudsters are posing as IRS agents and telling victims about new stimulus money. To get it, they say, install a program so they can take care of you.Source: GA Attorney General


Thanks to an order banning evictions, renters are squatting, leaving homeowners homeless. Some upstate New Yorkers rent out their houses until MemoriaSource: CBS


Scammers are posing as grandkids who have been suddenly studk with COVID. They target grandparents, requesting money for medical care. When grandma meSource: CBS


In Minnesota, a chiropractor advertised that his services help you fight COVID. Chiropractic treatment does not help with infections. In fact, it's noSource: Providence Journal


A health care worker needed a new place to live and found a great rental. The agent told her how to get the key from a lockbox, she sent him the rent,Source: KMOV News


Newly laid off workers are being taken in by an online job scam. The company deposits $4,900 in your account (awesome!) then instructs you to send a rSource: ABC


Tens of thousands of people are getting unemployment chedks without even applying. If you get one of these checks, someone stole your identity hoping Source: NBC


When the virus shut down a country dub, two fired workers ran a lottery saam. They couldn't return to their home in Jamaica, sO they pulled a scam youSource: WINK News


Michigan residents are being offered COVID vaccines for only $29.99. Hopeful residents who send money to strangers pretending to be the CDC do not, inSource: WWMT News


Thousands of impersonators are posing as the Canadian government The fake pages phish financial info from citizens looking to access aid. According toSource: CTV News


Businesses keep faking relationships with 3Ms SO they can sell masks to officials. 3M is taking matters into its own hands, filing at least 10 lawsuitSource: Star Tribune


AUK company sells $350 a 5GBioShield' to protect conspiracy theorists from 5G. It turned out to be just a 128 MB USB stick. Typical retail price for Source: BBC