Feds urge public to report suspected virus-related fraud

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The U.S. Attorney's Office has urged members of the public to report any suspected fraud schemes related to the coronavirus pandemic to law enforcement. Anyone who suspects such fraud should call the National Center for Disaster Fraud hotline at 866-720-5721 or send complaints to the NCDF email address, disaster@leo.gov. The NCDF enters complaints into a centralized system that can be accessed by all Justice Department prosecutors and law enforcement components -- such as the FBI -- to identify, investigate and prosecute fraud schemes. The NCDF coordinates complaints with 16 additional federal law enforcement agencies, as well as state attorneys general and local authorities. "Our primary goal is to maintain safety and security across the seven counties we serve,'' s
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