Consumer Contact: Charity Scams

Updated 2 years ago

Russ Van Arsdale was in for Consumer Contact telling us about Charity Scams.Russ says to do your research and make sure your money is going where you intended it to.There are many of resources out there for you do your research and make sure your giving to real charities and not phony ones.An online resource is Charity Navigator you can click here for a link to the website charitynavigator.org…Another online resource is ftc.org and search “make donations count”a>A couple of resources that you can call to get information on charities or to report fraud are the Department of Justice has a National Disaster Fraud toll free number 1-800-720-5271 and Maine Charitable Solicitations Program 624-8525.


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