BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Officers in Maryland are warning residents a few rise in scams amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Maryland Lawyer Normal Brian Frosh hosted a digital city corridor Friday. He stated the most typical scams are despatched by way of e-mail, social media or textual content.
Frosh stated fraudsters are inclined to go after the private data of individuals on the lookout for COVID-19 companies.
Senator Chris Van Hollen blamed the spike in scams on individuals being dwelling extra.
He additionally mentioned what the federal authorities is doing to cease them, together with extra funding to display screen COVID-19 merchandise, serving to to coach individuals, and combating for victims.