Scam alert with woman using a laptop on a coffee table

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Senior Services says they have received reports of a new COVID-19 vaccine email scam where people are asked to complete a fake survey. The survey offers a “free reward,” but asks people to pay “to cover shipping.”

Survey scams are a way to steal your identity or money. Many survey scams offer a reward and give you a limited time to respond if you want to take the survey. A legitimate survey will not assign a time limit or ask for your credit card or bank account information to pay for a reward.

Scammers know people have received COVID-19 vaccines and are capitalizing on it. Don’t give out personal information.

Fake surveys can be used in many dishonest ways:  to steal your information,…

Read more…