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Take steps to protect credit card information when donating to charities
It's sad, but the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning consumers about the potential for scam artists to solicit donations for recent tornado and flood victims. The scammers may call you pretending to work for a legitimate charitable organization, but what they really want is to get your credit card information, bank account number or cash. The money never reaches the intended victims and you may have opened yourself up for identity theft or fraud.
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