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Preparing for Hurricane Matthew Fraud

Preparing for Hurricane Matthew Fraud

October 10, 2016

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, deal with, and recover from the long-term impacts of a weather emergency, including these basics:

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