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Million-Mask Fraud Foiled in Coronavirus Variant of Email Scam

  • Case latest by criminals looking to exploit demand for masks
  • Two arrested in the Netherlands as probe continues, police say
3M Co. N95 Masks
Photographer: Justin Chin/Bloomberg

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Scammers promising to deliver 10 million face masks to German health authorities have been caught by European police in the latest bid to exploit surging demand for critical medical equipment during the coronavirus pandemic.