Feds , state officials say they are going to crack down on scam artists using coronavirus as a way to make money

Targeting the guys who would sell you the Brooklyn Bridge, state and federal authorities say coronavirushas empowered a new class of scam arts and speculators who see the crisis as a money-making opportunity, and are marshaling manpower to stop them.The hoarding of medical supplies, price gouging, charity scams, and other fraud will be the focus of a special joint federal-state COVID-19 task force set up to tackle coronavirus fraud, law enforcement officials said Monday in New Jersey.“Our two offices, working in concert with all of our law enforcement partners, will ensure that that there is a…

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