Georgia’s governor, attorney general and federal prosecutors have formed a new Coronavirus (COVID-19) Fraud Task Force to fight criminal fraud arising from the pandemic.
Leading state and federal prosecutors said in a joint statement Tuesday that they have designated a fraud complaint coordinator from each office to oversee cases and keep in contact with each other. Scams already reported include fake offers for in-demand household supplies, bogus cures, false investment claims, attempts to steal personal information and payment demands for nonexistent treatments.
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