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IRS reminds us all to donate carefully after disasters to avoid scams

From the IRS: After an emergency or disaster, people rally to help victims by donating money. Unfortunately, this can...

We’re on our own checking charities – one scammer creates 76 IRS-approved fakes

As we say in Five Habits of Savvy Donors, it's up to donors to evaluate charities. Although most charities must...

It’s the season of giving and scammers want to take advantage of your generosity

BALTIMORE - December 10, 2021, reported by WMAR2news: "According to the Federal Trade Commission, consumers reported...

Raleigh man collects for fake veterans charity

Charity Fake News From WRAL.com: HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. — A Raleigh man faces a fraud charge after, police say, he...

Charity Fakes on IRS Dirty Dozen list

Charity Fake News From the IRS "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams for 2019: Fake Charities: Groups masquerading as...

Raleigh man collects for fake veterans charity

Charity Fake News From WRAL.com: HOLLY SPRINGS, N.C. — A Raleigh man faces a fraud charge after, police say, he collected thousands of dollars from people for a bogus veterans charity. Daniel D. James, 63, of 5805 Old Forge Circle, was arrested last Saturday outside a...

Charity Fakes on IRS Dirty Dozen list

Charity Fake News From the IRS "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams for 2019: Fake Charities: Groups masquerading as charitable organizations solicit donations from unsuspecting contributors. Be wary of charities with names similar to familiar or nationally-known...