ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is warning residents about a new scam during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Frosh warned residents not to respond to texts, social media posts or emails that claim you have to fill out a Census form to receive a stimulus check.
SCAM ALERT: DO NOT respond to texts, social media posts, or emails that claim you have to fill out a Census form to receive a stimulus check. This is just another way fraudsters are attempting to steal your personal info. Stay Alert.https://t.co/1gt0LRu7Oa
— Brian Frosh (@BrianFrosh) March 26, 2020
Frosh said this is just another way fraudsters are trying to steal your personal information.
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This announcement comes just after a $2 trillion stimulus bill passed in the Senate that includes help for American families who are hurting financially due to the economic impact of the coronavirus.