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How to Spot and Dodge Coronavirus Scams

In every crisis, good people do great things and bad people, well, they do some really, really bad things. This letter is about protecting yourself from the bad people. Never in my career have I seen so many scams in motion all at once. Crooks tend to step up their game in times of crisis. It is a perfect environment for them: stress, change and misinformation make for the perfect backdrop for someone to try to separate you from your money.

Don’t fall for it.

Here is a rundown of the scams we are seeing, and how to spot and avoid them. Note that nearly all of them are simply tailored versions of scams that take place year-round.