WEST HAND COASTLINE, FLA. (WSVN) – The Palm Beach County Constable’s Office is warning residents of a fraud that has been reported involving people that declare they can test citizens for COVID-19.
In alerts uploaded on Twitter and facebook, Thursday, officials said the fraudsters, worn white laboratory coats, masks and gloves, knock on homeowners’doors and say they’re with the Florida Division of Wellness or the Centers for Condition Control as well as Avoidance.
The impostors then state they intend to test for coronavirus.
Please be recommended that NO public health and wellness officials are conducting door to door COVID-19 testing. #BeInformed pic.twitter.com/rgtnFS45bu
— Ranch Police (@PlantationPD) March 19, 2020
Nonetheless, authorities stressed no agent from either company would certainly appear unannounced at individuals’s residences.
They advise any individual that stumbles upon these people to call PBSO at 561-688-3400 or call their nearest police agency.Copyright 2020 Sunbeam TelevisionCorp. All legal rights scheduled. This material may not be published, broadcast, reworded or redistributed.