Watch Out for Coronavirus Scams on Social Media

Robert Preidt

Sep 7, 2020

From March to May 2020, Timothy Mackey, professor of medicine at the University of California San Diego, and founder of S-3 Research has found over 2,000 fraudulent postings likely tied to fake COVID-19 health products, financial scams, and other consumer risk. There were unproven cures and fake testing kits, and a third wave is now appearing. Markey predicted it will worsen when officials announce an effective vaccine or treatment(s).