Medicare is Not Calling to Offer COVID-19 Kits


Posts circulating on social media claim that scammers are calling people, posing as Medicare, offering coronavirus test kits, and asking for personal information. These calls are fraudulent. In fact, fraudsters are placing an estimated 1 million calls a day about the coronavirus to Americans’ smartphones. Read a story from Reuters.



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