FTC, DATCP, BBB Present: Working Together to Protect Wisconsin Consumers from Covid-19-Related Scams
April 16th, online: join the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP), and Better Business Bureau (BBB) Serving Wisconsin as they give a presentation on the recent spike in scam activities due to the coronavirus global pandemic. Events like this provide scammers a prime opportunity to take advantage of a panicked public. These scams pose a significant risk and they derive from two key ingredients, fear and confusion. Types of scams that we will cover include: fake stimulus checks, fraudulent health products, face mask cons, fake charities, phony websites, phone & text scams, phishing emails and more. See here for details.