Despite its many tribulations, 2020 ended on a high note: Twobecame available in December (and a third followed shortly, ). But with the vaccine rollout came many myths and fear, and now, .
Coronavirus scams are nothing new — the, from fake cures to charity drives — but 2021 opened with a number of scams related to the vaccine directly.
The FBI released a warning letter to the public on Dec. 21, encouraging people to stay vigilant and beware of vaccine scams, like these eight that have been circulating.
Scam: Paying for priority access
The federal government has outlined the, and there’s no way to jump the line. You can’t pay to skip ahead of health care professionals, long-term care facility residents and workers, senior adults, educators, firefighters, police officers, agricultural workers and other essential workers in priority groups.
Protect yourself: Ignore unsolicited emails, texts and phone calls asking you to pay for priority access to a COVID-19 vaccine. Don’t click on online advertisements, event pages or other web pages that promise priority access for a fee…Read more>>