Top 6 coronavirus scams you need to be aware of

Bob Sirott

This photo illustration shows bottles of Purell hand sanitizers on March 5, 2020 in Washington,DC. – Amazon pledged on March 5, 2020 to take steps to fight price gouging after a US senator complained of “unjustifiably high prices” on hand sanitizers and surgical masks to protect against coronavirus infections. The US retail giant responded to a letter from Senator Ed Markey, who wrote that Amazon appeared to be profiting from panic buying related to the epidemic. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP) (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images)

Steve Bernas, the president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois, spoke with Bob Sirott about the coronovirus-related scams people need to watch out for. They talked about fake personal protective equipment, stimulus checks scams, phishing, price gouging and what you should do if and when you see something out of the ordinary.

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Bob Sirott's acclaimed broadcasting career has spanned nearly five decades and has included stints at WMAQ, WBBM-FM, WLS, WGN and various television stations. (Click for more.)
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