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Stimulus Check Scam

4/1/2020

Stimulus Check Scam

 

 

 

 

Fox 5 Atlanta reported that the FBI is warning people against text message scams that look like stimulus check-related offers, including those purporting to be sent from Costco, in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The FBI warns of fraud scheme messaging the promise of money, i.e., “stimulus check” from retailer, Costco, and provides a link, containing malware, ransomware or other fraudulent methods to steal identity, financial or other personal information.The American 1 Fraud Fighters

With pending stimulus checks, be aware of this type of scam. If you receive this type of text message do not click the link and report it immediately

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