“When people are distracted, concerned, and extremely motivated to get information," he says, "you can’t count on them to notice things they might have in calmer times.”
Remember to be on the lookout for any fraudulent COVID-19 emails. If you have any suspicion at all, it's better to Google an organization and go to its website than to click on a link.
Here is a good article from Consumer Report’s site that goes over the situation and provides great suggestions for avoiding scams: https://www.consumerreports.org/phishing-vishing/how-to-avoid-coronavirus-phishing-scams/.
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