The Secret Service is warning the American public about what scammers are using as their secret weapon during the coronavirus pandemic.

According to Newser, that secret weapon is fear.

The DOJ will go after anyone taking advantage of the need for masks, respirators, plastic gloves, and other health safety products.

Fake charities are springing up all around, so donate judiciously to well-established organizations.

Online, one current phishing scam involves an email with an attachment supposedly providing information about the coronavirus.

And the feds have had to tell seven companies to stop selling bogus treatments for the coronavirus.

One of them is televangelist Jim Bakker's "Silver Solution."

https://www.newser.com/story/288406/criminals-use-fear-during-crisis-sec...

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