Coronavirus scammers are flooding social media with fake cures and tests

Rebecca Heilweil

Apr 17, 2020

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Timothy Mackey has been researching the sale of opioids and illicit drugs online, tracking how dealers have used social media to push controlled substances. However, Mackey has been trying to track the black market for fake Covid-19 tests and treatments. It has shown two realms of drug-dealing share some similar scams.