Coronavirus Scam


BEWARE OF SCAMS  

The novel coronavirus pandemic presents an opportunity for malicious actors to conduct spear phishing campaigns, financial scams, and disinformation campaigns via social media to collect sensitive information, steal money via fake donation websites, spread false information, and deliver malware to victims.

While we wish we could cover all the scam alerts, this page is certainly not all inclusive. Please be vigilant.

 

Department of Justice logo/seal 
Department of Justice

Department of Defense 
Department of Defense

Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) Phishing site 
Center for Disease Prevention and Control

Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) Phishing site 
Federal Bureau of Investigation

Federal Communications Commission 
Federal Communications Commission

Department of Homeland Security - Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency 
Homeland Security - Cybersecurity &
Infrastructure Security Agency


SCAM News

NFCU warns of COVID-19 “Relief Funds” scam - 30 April 2020NFCU logo
An email scam targeting Navy Federal Credit Union (NFCU) members includes a potentially dangerous enclosed link, NCIS reported recently.      Read more >>>
 


NCIS: Beware of Coronavirus-Themed Scams - 18 Mar 2020NCIS logo
QUANTICO, Virginia (NNS) -- The novel coronavirus pandemic presents an opportunity for malicious actors to conduct spearphishing campaigns, financial scams, and disinformation campaigns via social media to collect sensitive information, steal money via fake donation websites, spread false information, and deliver malware to victims.      Read more >>>