FBI urges vigilance during COVID-19 Pandemic. To report scams, call 1-866-720-5721 and remember: children who are home from school and spending more time online may be at increased risk for exploitation; anyone can be targeted by hackers and scammers; and protecting civil rights and investigating hate crimes remain a high priority for the FBI.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau/Mobile banking: Read safety tips on mobile banking and mobile payments.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC): Ignore emails claiming to be from the CDC; ignore online offers for vaccinations.
U.S. Secret Service: Watch out for phishing scams posing as medical or health providers, charity scams on social media.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission: Beware internet and social media promotions claiming that products or services “prevent, detect, or cure coronavirus” and that the stock of providing companies will increase in value.