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August 29, 2017

Beware of Hurricane Harvey Relief Scams

This post was originally published on this site29Aug 17 Beware of Hurricane Harvey Relief Scams U.S. federal agencies are warning citizens anxious to donate money for those victimized by Hurricane Harvey to be especially wary of scam artists. In years past we’ve seen shameless fraudsters stand up fake charities and other bogus relief efforts in a bid to capitalize on public concern over an ongoing disaster. Here are some tips to help ensure sure your aid dollars go directly to those most in need. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued an alert Monday urging consumers to be on the lookout for a […]