Fake coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine scams target seniors

Vaccine for COVID-19 does not exist

Fake vaccine scams target seniors.

DETROIT – A new scam is targeting seniors in Metro Detroit -- giving false hope to those hoping to avoid falling ill with coronavirus (COVID-19).

Scammers are offering fake coronavirus vaccines. They say the vaccine costs $29.99 and will be delivered to the victim’s doorstep. There is not a vaccine for COVID-19.

READ: When will a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine be available?

Michigan’s Attorney General Dana Nessel is tracking the thieves. She has been posting about scams on her website and mentioned this one.

Watch the video above for the full report.


About the Author:

Hank Winchester is Local 4's Consumer Investigative Reporter and the head of WDIV's "Help Me Hank" Consumer Unit. He works to solve consumer complaints, reveal important recalls and track down thieves who have ripped off metro Detroiters.