WASHINGTON (WJZ) — Attorney General William Barr urged the public Friday to report suspected fraud schemes related to COVID-19.
The public can do so by calling the National Center for Disaster Fraud hotline at 1-866-720-5721 or by e-mailing the NCDF at email@example.com.READ MORE: Now That Students Have Returned To The Classroom, One Question Remains: Are Children Safe?
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