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An article regarding scammers using the coronavirus to rip people off.

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Another snake oil salesman with a magical silver solution coronavirus cure.

I was not aware Bakker was “back in business” after going to jail for fraud. It must have been some sort of miracle.



A guest on televangelist Jim Bakker’s show suggested on Wednesday that a product sold on Bakker’s website might be effective at protecting against and against and killing the novel coronavirus.

The guest, naturopathic Dr. Sherrill Sellman, said that Silver Solution—a product that can be purchased on Bakker’s web store—has been found to be effective on viruses related to the one from Wuhan.

The bolded quotes possibly gives some insight to its efficacy…with the ‘intended result’ making the buyers pockets lighter.


Genesis had a rather apt tune about such things … and I see Jessica Hahn is again married, but ironically without children …


New York Attorney General Letitia James sends Bakker a Cease & Desist letter over his coronavirus scam.

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Another Warning From Stay Safe Online Regarding Coronavirus Scammers.

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The latest warning from Scamwatch regarding the coronavirus…

And a warning from NSW Police.

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A warning regarding scammers sending malocious emails about fake Coronavirus warnings.


G’day crew!

Here’s another Corona related scam doing the rounds at the moment.

This was flagged by one of our CHOICE staffers, who received it via Whatsapp. It has been submitted to Scamwatch:


Reports from the UK about fake ‘lockdown fine’ SMS messages:

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