Like any other time when the nation is on alert, scammers use it as a time to start preying.
Officials in Michigan are warning residents to be wary of emails asking for donations for victims.
Not only that, Michigan’s Attorney General Dana Nessel and the Department of Health and Human Services say other emails and social media posts are giving advice for treatments and could be hiding dangerous electronic attachments, The News-Herald reported.
Nessel said some of the scams even tout fake products, according to the newspaper.
The attorney general isn’t the only one warning about scammers.
The Federal Trade Commission rolled out guidance in early February on how to spot a scam and how to stay electronically secure.
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