Oklahoma tornado relief draws donations, brings on scams

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  • WendyB posted at 12:37 am on Fri, Aug 30, 2013.

    WendyB Posts: 1

    Money is all they need! Those swindlers out there are just waiting patiently for your relief. Beware! Natural disasters create the need for money for disaster relief. Scam artists then swoop like vultures on fresh roadkill. Be wary of charities related to firefighters, police or military personnel that aren’t well known and seem very new. The same goes with disaster charities. Learn more here...

  • spoofyman posted at 11:29 am on Sat, May 25, 2013.

    spoofyman Posts: 4

    it's sick that people will take advantage of people trying to help people in need. This is what gives good charities a bad name sadly. I personally love the Salvation Army - they are amazing and I donate to them as much as I can.
    I would just say do your research on a charity if you're unsure before you donate to them.

  • CherylDoyle posted at 6:41 am on Sat, May 25, 2013.

    CherylDoyle Posts: 1

    I don't ever understand why people always find some ridiculous ways of earning money. Is greed the only reason? Scamming through poor Tornado victims simply doesn't seem right, I mean it is ridiculously wrong. Officials should step in and take matters to their own hands. insurance claim lawyer



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