Fake cures, phony charities, fraudulent promises of early stimulus payments—authorities are flooded with complaints
Danita Sienknecht was on a car ride with her husband one recent morning when a stranger called her with an outlandish offer. If she wired him $4,000 overnight, someone would show up at her door the next morning with two doses of a coveted coronavirus vaccine she knew doesn’t exist.
The caller who knew her name said he was at Holiday Inn not far from her Southwest Missouri home and told the 84-year-old to send the money right away. He called her 29 more time when she refused to call to call back.
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