Consumer Alert: Watch out for coronavirus scams


TOPEKA – (March 12, 2020) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is urging consumers to use caution against scams involving COVID-19. “In any unsettled times, whether it be the aftermath of a devastating storm or in this case the spread of a new virus, there are those who choose to take advantage of the public’s apprehension and uncertainty,” Schmidt said. “With all the discussion and disruption in reaction to COVID-19, Kansans should be particularly vigilant for scammers and should know that our office is here to help if needed.” Kansans should be on alert for scams related to the COVID-19 virus, more commonly known as the coronavirus, which originated in the Wuhan province of China and has now spread to the United States. These scams could include...

Consumer Alert: Watch out for coronavirus scams

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