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


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 or  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 for more information on fraud prevention.

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