In “COVID-19 and Financial Scams, Fraud and Misinformation: What You Need to Know” (17 Mar. 2020), Thomson Reuters interviews Gabriel Hidalgo, managing director at K2 Intelligence FIN, on top tips to avoid financial scams. According to Gabe, consumers and institutions alike must be diligent during this time of uncertainty. Fraudsters play on people’s anxieties, and the uncertainty with COVID-19 is a breeding ground for the exact anxiety they are looking for. As a result, being mindful of communication channels and looking for abnormalities can be important safeguards for all parties at this time.
The K2 Intelligence FIN team also provided the following tips to avoid scams. Read the full article in Thomson Reuters.
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