COVID-19 Related Scams - Working Together to Protect Area Consumers and Businesses


Thursday, May 28, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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Event Type: Webinar

Join the Better Business Bureau (BBB) Serving Chicago & Northern Illinois, Federal Trade Commission, and Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection as we give a presentation on the recent spike in scam activity due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic.

In this virtual presentation, you'll learn how to recognize and avoid:

  • Websites selling non-existent products, fake treatments, and cures for COVID-19

  • Phishing emails and text messages trying to steal people's personal information or money

  • Scams about government stimulus checks

  • Illegal robocalls

  • Donation scams including fake charities and crowdfunding sites