Scam Reports and Information

Unfortunately, there are those who will attempt to take advantage of others during a time of crisis. When individuals are out of their normal routines and connections they are especially vulnerable. As we are notified of scams that could impact the populations served by GNRC we will add that information to this page.

  •  Social Security Scam: the Social Security Administration has been made aware of calls, emails or other communication threatening to suspend social security payments to individuals in exchange for personal financial information. The SSA will not be suspending or discontinuing benefits because offices are closed. For more on SSA’s response to scams or to report, one click here

A few things you can do to avoid COVID-19 Scams:

  • Ignore offers for vaccinations and home test kits.
  • Hang up on robocalls.
  • Watch out for phishing emails and text messages. 
  • Research before you donate to any group or organization.

Check the FTC’s website for information related to consumer scams.