Beware of coronavirus stimulus check scams
By now, you’ve probably heard the news of the CARES Act being signed into law last Friday. The biggest highlight of the coronavirus relief is the direct payments that will pay taxpayers a one-time payment up to $1,200, plus $500 per child.
Government officials have stated the payments have not started, but scammers have already began to target individuals with fake emails, phone calls, etc. in an attempt to steal money from unaware individuals.
Here’s all you need to know on the latest information regarding the CARES Act and how to protect yourself from scams.