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 Post subject: Katrina victims could be targets of scams
PostPosted: Thu Sep 08, 2005 7:48 am 
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http://aolsvc.news.aol.com/news/article.adp?id=20050907092109990014

And also, if you want to donate to help the victims, always go to a site that you know is legit. NEVER go to a link that is in an email sent to you. The Red Cross does not send out mass emails asking for help. If you get an email like this with a link, the link will actually take you to a fake website and you will be giving your money to scammers.

Everyone, be careful!

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 Post subject: Donation Safety
PostPosted: Sun Nov 06, 2005 7:45 pm 
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Here is good information about disaster scams and how to make sure who you are contacting is legitimate. Tons of links to the Real Macoy in here.

http://www.fraudaid.com/tsunami_frauds/ ... saster.htm

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