Canton warns residents of a COVID-19 scam

CANTON, CT (WFSB) – the city of Canton is warning residents of a coronavirus scam.

On Thursday, the police department mentioned a document titled “COVID-19 benefits relief Plan” became got by a Canton resident.

The doc states that it’s from “Administrative places of work, town of Canton,” however the city stated it become no longer despatched from the city and it’s believed be an unsolicited fraudulent document.

The document is designed to appear to be a check and says it’s a loan to support repay existing debt.

there is a host on the document, telling individuals to demand mortgage advantages.

the city pointed out native police and state officers have been notified of the viable rip-off and identical solicitations were got in different towns.

Residents are reminded to dwell vigilant and aware of possible scams right through these intricate times.