Scam artists target COVID

Updated April 27 2020 - 12:14pm, first published 11:56am
Scam artists target COVID
Scam artists target COVID

Even in these tough times the scammers are active. And sadly, COVID-19 provides fertile ground for them. Here are a couple of scams that have been reported recently to authorities. 

- Scammers are adapting technology to play on fears around coronavirus and selling products claiming to prevent or cure the virus. At this stage there is no cure for the virus despite an international desire to find one - hence the ongoing social distancing procedures that are still in place.

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