Susan Tompor: Don't pay for a COVID-19 vaccine or chance to get a shot

As efforts build to vaccinate more seniors and others against COVID-19, consumer watchdogs are aggressively getting the word out about scammers who will soon pivot their messaging around whatever dominates the news. The latest warnings: Watch out for the next text or robocall that asks you to pay money up front to get on a list to receive a vaccine. And don’t click on links in texts that arrive out of the blue, either. “Anyone who asks for a payment to put you on a list, make an appointment for you or reserve a spot in line is a scammer,” according to a warning by the Federal Communications Co…

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