Hurricane Laura

How to avoid scams in the wake of Hurricane Laura

How to avoid scams in the wake of Hurricane Laura

State officials are worried that fake charities and other scams may sprout up in the wake of Hurricane Laura and have offered the following tips for how to avoid those scams. Research charities before you contribute. A number of online resources can help you research charities. The Better Business Bureau, the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance, GuideStar, Charity Navigator, and Charity Watch provide detailed information about non-profit organizations. Also, take time to review the organization’s own website. Take the time to make sure that your money is really going to help those in need. Ask how much of your donation will…
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