Amourence Lee · LIKE IT IS with MAYOR LEE
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  • Writer's pictureCouncilwoman Lee

Senior Scam Alert

Please protect our community and seniors! Help get the word out to be aware that scammers are:

  • Selling fake at-home test kits, fake cures, vaccines, and advice on unproven treatments for COVID-19

  • Soliciting donations for individuals, groups, and areas affected by COVID-19

  • Creating fake businesses, websites, social media accounts, and email addresses claiming to sell medical supplies currently in high demand, such as surgical masks.

  • Posing as health authorities such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), sending phishing emails designed to trick recipients into downloading malware or providing personal identifying and financial information.

  • Report a COVID-19 related scam in San Mateo County to the District Attorney’s Office: (650) 363-4651 or online or call the police.


  • 出售假冒的家庭測試盒、假冒的療法、疫苗以及未經證實的#COVID19治療建議

  • 為受COVID-19影響的個人、團體和地區索取募捐

  • 創建虛假的公司、網站、社交媒體帳戶和電子郵件地址,聲稱銷售目前需求量很大的醫療用品,例如口罩。

  • 冒充世界衛生組織(WHO)和疾病控制與預防中心(CDC)之類的衛生機構,發送旨在誘騙收件人下載惡意軟件或提供個人身份和財務信息的網絡诈骗電子郵件。

  • 向#SanMateoCounty報告有關COVID-19的騙局,请联系地方檢察官辦公室: (650)363-4651或,或報警。


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