3 Types of COVID-19 Vaccine Scams & What to Do About Them

Watch out for these common ways scammers try to get your personal information with fake COVID-19 vaccine offers.

As more and more people get the COVID-19 vaccines, scammers are out in full force faking offers to obtain your personal information. But you can prepare yourself so you don't fall victim to them. Here are three common ways scammers will try to trick you with fake vaccine offers, and how you can help stop them.



The Fake Text

If you receive a text from someone claiming to be from an online pharmacy and asking you to click a link and reserve a spot in line for the vaccine, don't fall for it! You can't jump the line for the vaccine, and no government agency or health care agency will ask you for information to do so. The scammer wants you to click the link to get personal information from you.

How can you get in line the right way? Follow these steps to check your eligibility.

Could you imagine making 4.6 billion calls in a month?

That's how many robocalls Americans received in February this year. And when your phone is ringing endlessly with scammers asking about your car's warranty, a free cruise, or even a scary warning about your insurance coverage, it can definitely seem like all the calls are going to you. So what do you do when you get one of these fake calls and how do you protect your personal information and money from cons? Here are the important steps to take.

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