Secret Service warns of scams, disinformation campaigns around spread of coronavirus

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“There already is a high level of anxiety over the potential spread of coronavirus,” FTC chairman Joe Simons said in a statement. “What we don’t need in this situation are companies preying on consumers by promoting products with fraudulent prevention and treatment claims. These warnings are just the first step. We’re prepared to take enforcement actions against companies that continue to market this type of scam.”

https://abcnews.go.com/Health/secret-service-warns-scams-disinformation-campaigns-spread-coronavirus/story?id=69509243