Scammers use multiple methods to target victims -- Here’s what to watch out for
DETROIT – Thieves are targeting victims with scams ranging from the election to puppies and even using the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to rip people off. Here’s the latest information on these scams so the public can stay informed and protect themselves. READ: AG Nessel, Humane Society warn consumers of puppy scams during COVID-19 pandemicThe Federal Trade Commission has also been tracking COVID-19 scams and there have been hundreds. There have also been reports of undelivered goods, robo call scams and text and email related scams. Scammers are usually trying to get victims’ personal information, like their social security number.