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