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This one uses the guise of contact tracing to try to get personal financial information. Below are a few highlights from this DOJ news release.
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Facebook Twitter. Feedback, questions or accessibility issues: info extension. Tips to identify a scammer: Authorized contact tracers will not ask for money or for personal information like your Social Security, bankor credit card. An authorized contact tracer will not disclose the identity of the person who tested positive and is the starting place for that tracing effort.
A legitimate contact tracer should be able to immediately provide you with up-to-date testing locations, with addresses, phone s, and information about whether you need to make an appointment at a particular location and what you will need to bring to that visit. What is Contact Tracing? Contact tracing identifies people who have recently been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID Contact tracers authorized to work in Wisconsin will contact a resident by telephone and identify themselves with a first and last name, and the name of the government entity they are calling from, generally DHS or a local health department.
Contact tracers will say they are contacting you about an urgent public health matter and would like to speak with you to provide further information and share guidance.
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