Tag "Charity Scam"

Humane Society Scam

Charity scams are unfortunately becoming the new norm and a Texas organization proves that true with a particular Humane Society. The recent charity scam includes this organization providing 251 clothing bins across Michigan, however they are not 100 percent truthful as not

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Holiday Charity Scams

The Better Business Bureau offers tips and advice for consumers to avoid fraudulent practices during the holiday season, more specifically holiday charity scams. Today’s topic: Holiday giving to charities RELATED: Tricky Holiday Scams to Avoid The concern: With the holidays approaching,

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Preparing for Hurricane Matthew Fraud

Hurricane Matthew is in full force with requests of financial help, and the Federal Trade Commission advises that, besides the harm to people and property, hurricanes can also affect your finances. The FTC has information to help you prepare for,

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Money Seized from Charity Scam and going to Veterans Fund

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says money seized during investigations of a multi-state Navy veterans charity fraud is part of a $50,000 grant being made to a veterans legal aid fund. The Ohio Military Veterans Legal Assistance Project arranges legal

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Several Americans are Victims of Fraud

According to Connecticut Better Business Bureau, a recently-released government study offers a snapshot of common consumer scams and the number of victims over the course of one year. A recent report from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) offers statistical information

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Veterans Charity Money Rescued From Scam Artist

Members of your free press pulled off a significant accomplishment: forcing presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump to finally part with the millions of dollars he had promised to various veterans’ charities. What we’ve learned over the past few days makes clear

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Cancer Charities Closed Following Multi-State Lawsuit

A multistate civil lawsuit filed last May against a group of family members who claimed to raise money for cancer victims has been settled, resulting in the closing of two charities that allegedly bilked donors for some $75 million, New York’s attorney

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