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Scams likely to heat up after COVID-19 vaccine rollout

December 22, 2020

From the USA Today website

Sometimes, scam alerts get out there to warn consumers about an ongoing trouble spot – such as a flurry of robocalls from someone pretending to be from DTE Energy and ready to shut off your heat or someone pretending to be from Amazon or Apple support as you’re shopping online.

Other times, consumer watchdogs want to get the word out ahead of the curve. They’re not hearing from upset consumers just yet, but they know that scammers are waiting in the wings and ready to pounce.

Enter the warnings about scams and COVID-19 vaccines. Limited supplies of some vaccines could be out before Christmas – but again, we’re not talking about a wide supply. And it’s expected that frontline health care workers will get vaccinated first.

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