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FBI Warns of Advance Fee, BEC Schemes Related to Procurement of PPE and Other Supplies During COVID-19 Pandemic


Federal Bureau of Investigation - FBIWashington, D.C. – The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is providing this industry alert to warn government and health care industry buyers of rapidly emerging fraud trends related to procurement of personal protective equipment (PPE), medical equipment such as ventilators, and other supplies or equipment in short supply during the current COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

The FBI recently became aware of multiple incidents in which state government agencies, attempting to procure such equipment, wire transferred funds to fraudulent brokers and sellers in advance of receiving the items.

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