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11/8 Scam Alert: Beware Fake Charities to Support Veterans

11/8 SCAM ALERT

Veterans Day is prime time for bogus charities that like to claim they are benefiting our nation’s veterans. Scammers often use sound-alike names (or invent authentic “organizations”) to solicit funds. Before donating, check the charity’s name and reputation at give.org or www.charitynavigator.org.  On Veterans Day let’s honor our veterans, and not line the pockets of scammers who use their name so disrespectfully.

 

Be a fraud fighter!  If you can spot a scam, you can stop a scam.

 

Report scams to local law enforcement. Contact the AARP Fraud Watch Network at www.aarp.org/fraudwatchnetwork for more information on fraud prevention.

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