Scammers are targeting patients over unpaid (many times nonexistent) medical bills and threatening to put them in jail if they don’t pay.

The Better Business Bureau says it has received reports of fake medical bills and debt collectors attempting to join bank card information and personal information like Social Security numbers.

The scammers make contact by phone and attempt to convince the recipient they have an outstanding COVID test bill. In many cases, the tests have never been performed.

Read the full article and what you and your patients need to look out for here.