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Scam Alert: Fake contact tracers asking for social security and personal information

8 months 2 weeks 6 days ago Friday, October 02 2020 Oct 2, 2020 October 02, 2020 12:09 PM October 02, 2020 in News - Local

State health officials are warning people about contact tracing scams.

Dr. Elizabeth Cuevas, a health emergency manager for the Department of State Health Services said the callers are using their office as a cover to scam people. 

"They're requesting social security numbers or other personal information over and above what a contact tracer would request," Cuevas said." That is not appropriate — that is not what contact tracers do."

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