Consumer Alert by USA.Gov

Washington, DC (STL.News) USA.Gov emailed the following message to residents across the country:

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, scammers may try to take advantage of you through misinformation and scare tactics.  They might get in touch by phone, email, postal mail, text, or social media.  Protect your money and your identity by not sharing personal information like your bank account number, Social Security number, or date of birth.  Learn more about these scams and how to report them.