Tag: "charities"

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Christmas Charity Scams Taking Advantage Of The Season

Christmas Charity Scams Taking Advantage Of The Season

Asking questions can protect you from charity scams During the holiday season, Americans give to charities with open hearts and wallets. To those in need, every dollar counts and legitimate charities depend on the generosity of people like you. Unfortunately, the busy holiday season is the perfect time for fraudsters to catch you unaware. Although […]

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Telemarketer Scams Praying On Misfortune

Telemarketer Scams Praying On Misfortune

Beware of post-disaster charity scams Following disasters like the Oklahoma tornado, scam charities are quick to exploit the tragedy and misery, cynically tugging on heartstrings to line their own pockets. Consumers everywhere should be on guard. “For those folks around the country who want to donate funds to help families in Oklahoma, please be alert […]