Biggest maker of medical masks in US warns of fraud

Prestige Ameritech, the largest maker of medical face masks in the U.S., is warning consumers that its name is being used in scams during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The North Richland Hills, Texas-based company said its name is being used in scams involving fake websites and email addresses. "One in particular has a salesperson named Greg Kelsey with — this is a scam," according to the company's website

Prestige Ameritech said it is working with authorities to get the fake websites shut down.

The company also noted that Prestige Ameritech masks for sale on websites like Amazon and eBay are likely old masks that have been discontinued.

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