GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Unfortunately, this pandemic is giving scammers many opportunities to try to get money and personal information from victims.

Scammers are setting up fraudulent websites selling masks and also reaching out to people posing as the government to ask for personal information in order to receive a stimulus check.

>>>Watch the video above for more possible scams and how to prevent them

Mercantile Bank has more information about avoiding scams on their website.