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Scammers Exploit California’s COVID-19 Contact Tracing Program

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Officials are warning that scammers are exploiting California’s Coronavirus Contact Tracing program - The program that health workers use to call everyone who came in close contact with a COVID-19 patient.

Users are urged to look out for and recognize the usual techniques used by the scammers, which one way or another try to solicit personal information, asking for money, immigration status, social security numbers, or getting users to respond to a message by clicking on a hyperlink. Scammers could also be using fake caller ID’s making them look like legitimate callers.

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