Cybercriminals have already created over 50 fake websites to steal the identities and personal information of US parents set to receive their first child tax credit payment this month.

According to a new report from cybersecurity firm Domain Tools, fraudsters saw an immediate opportunity when US President Joe Biden signed a US rescue program in March. As part of the plan, parents with children under the age of 5 will receive a check for $ 3,600 and parents with children between the ages of 6 and 17 will receive $ 3,000.

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