Cyber Forensic Specialist
Scammers pose as government agents and pretend to help people apply for funeral assistance programs meant for surviving family members of covid-19 victims.
— Timothy Benson
SOFIA, BULGARIA, February 14, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — A new breed of scam targets millions of families looking for financial help from government funeral assistance programs that help pay for burial costs.
In the United States, a particular program is being run by The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The program aims at covering costs up to $9,000 to help pay for burying covid-19 victims.
However, scammers are targeting potential applicants with intentions to steal personal data. Some demand banking…