As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to prevail, please be aware that even during a crisis such as this, scammers are working their angles in an effort to take advantage of the situation.

Whether they are claiming to find a cure for this virus, asking for donations to a bogus COVID-19 relief fund or falsely offering to help you overcome personal adversity, the actions of scammers are criminal and are intended to prey on their victim’s trust. Unfortunately, their exploits will not end once stay-at-home orders are lifted.

This article, from Human Resources Today, highlights the tactics of common debt relief scams and provides links and helpful information concerning legitimate debt relief options. Don’t become a victim of a scam. Remember, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.