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Montgomery County Prosecutor Mat Heck Jr. is warning people to be aware of scammers posing as coronavirus contact tracers.

A legitimate contact tracer will reach out to someone to discuss their coronavirus test results or if they were in contact with someone who tested positive for the virus.

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Depending on how each state has set up its program, contact tracers may reach out via phone call, text or even by visiting a person’s home. They may ask for a person’s name and address, health information and the name of people and locations they’ve visited recently.

Do not pay a contact tracer, Heck warned.

“Anyone who says you need to pay is a scammer, plain and simple,” he said.

Other signs of a scammer may include someone asking for a Social Security number or immigration status.

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Don’t click on any links or download anything sent by someone claiming to be a contact tracers. Real tracers will not ask a person to click on a link and instead text or email that they will be calling.

Anyone who thinks they are being scammed should call the prosecutor’s office at 937-225-5757.

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