It is unfortunate during any crisis situation that there are criminals that take advantage of people. Scammers will use any opportunity to separate you from your hard-earned money.

There are some easy ways for you to protect yourself from being a victim of a scam. Being skeptical and suspicious about unsolicited calls or emails is a start. If you have older family members of friends, look out for them and educate them about scams. Lets all work together to put scammers out of business.

COVID-19 Scams

If you are victim of a scam contact the Corpus Christi Police Department at 361-886-2600.

The Federal Trade Commissions (FTC) has additional information on COVID-19 scams.

You can also file a complaint with the FTC here: