The deadly coronavirus outbreak has shuttered schools and businesses, wreaked havoc on the stock market and left some grocery store shelves bare. And if that isn’t enough, it’s also spawned a swarm of scam robocalls seeking to prey on Americans’ fears.Every day for the past week, fraudsters have placed an estimated 1 million or more suspected suspicious calls about coronavirus to Americans’ smartphones, according to YouMail, which offers an app that blocks such unwanted telecom intrusions. The robocalls at times even have pitched fraudulent testing services, a dangerous sort of deception at a moment when patients are struggling to obtain diagnoses nationwide.One such message cached by YouMail this week began by asking if the person on the other end of the line is a diabetic using insulin.”We can qualify you to get a free diabetic monitor and a complimentary testing kit for coronavirus,” a female voice begins, urging people to press two on their phones to learn more.There is currently no such take-home test for coronavirus. An attempt to reach the New Jersey-based number where the robocall originated was unsuccessful Wednesday.Still, these and other scams have intensified in recent days as the outbreak has worsened in the United States, threatening


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