Police warn of coronavirus-related phishing scams

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Posted at 1:42 PM, Apr 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-01 16:42:16-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - Tucson police are warning the public about online phishing scams.

Police say a recent post on a Rita Ranch forum claimed that a SWAT team was called out to a large fight had occurred in which there were several coronavirus casualties.

The post included a link that may have been used to download a virus or capture personal information.

Police say the incident didn't take place and warned that people be cautious when reading suspicious posts.