On behalf of the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office, we want to warn residents about several scams involving the current COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, during a time uncertainty and worry, some seek to capitalize on others’ misfortunes.
Two scams circulating in our area involve robocalls and the expected stimulus checks from the federal government. For detailed information on both scams and how to avoid falling victim to them, click here to read the full document from the district attorney’s office.
As always, if you suspect that you may be the target of a potential scam, call 9-1-1 and request to speak with a police officer before following any requests made by the scammer.