Online fraudsters exploit Covid-19 fears

Kathimerini English Edition | Mar 26, 2020 at 6:11 PM
  • The cybercrime unit of the Hellenic Police (ELAS) has warned the public about a spike in online fraud and fake news regarding the Covid-19 epidemic.
  • Among the methods employed are fake websites, e-commerce platforms etc that pretend to sell high-demand products such as masks, gloves and antiseptics.
  • Interested buyers are asked to prepay orders by wire transfer to bank accounts, usually overseas.