HEALTH

NJ Homeland Security chief warns of contact tracing scams

BY David Cruz, Senior Correspondent |

In times of crisis there are inevitably groups of people who see it as a time to harm, not help. The COVID-19 outbreak has been no exception with scammers preying on the vulnerable with contact tracing scams and spreading fear and false narratives. The fraudulent tactics are getting harder to combat.

Senior Correspondent David Cruz asked New Jersey’s Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness Director Jared Maples about COVID’s other battle — the spread of misinformation.