US charges close to 500 individuals for COVID-19 fraud, criminal activity


The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has charged 474 individuals for participating in COVID-19 scams and fraudulent activity. 

To some cybercriminals, the coronavirus pandemic is nothing more than an opportunity for profit. We’ve seen everything from fake COVID ‘treatments’ and protective equipment suppliers touting their goods online to phishing email and text vaccine appointment campaigns, and now, dubious vendors are going so far as to try and sell counterfeit vaccines and proof documents in the underground

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