Barr Issues Directive Ordering DOJ To Investigate Coronavirus Scammers

Attorney General William Barr has ordered the Department of Justice to investigate scammers who are taking advantage of people during the coronavirus epidemic.

Barr’s directive:

One wonders if the attorney general is going to begin his investigation in the Oval Office.

In all seriousness, it will be interesting to see if his directive is applied to people who bought up all of the hand sanitizer and other emergency supplies and attempted to resell them at huge markups.

There have already been reports of fake coronavirus cures being sold, phishing and malware scams, and millions of bogus coronavirus products. The DOJ does have an important role to play in protecting the American people from coronavirus scams, but one can’t help but think that the biggest coronavirus scam has been the bungled response of the Trump administration.

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