Ulster County Shares 8 Tips to Help Avoid Donating to a Fake Holiday Scam
This time of year a lot of us feel joyous and generous. We want everyone to enjoy the holiday season. We also get very busy so life's hustle and bustle can mean we aren't always keeping an eye out for things that don't add up. What I am trying to get at is we could easily fall for a fake charity donation scam.
The Ulster County Sherrif's Department posted on their Facebook page today some of the things we should be looking out for as we open our hearts and our wallets this holiday season. Fake charity scams are very popular during the Holiday season. And when we are so pressed for time we can be easily fooled out of our holiday cash.
The Ulster Sheriff's office passes a message from the Ulster County District Attorney's Office Division of Consumer affairs that shared some points to keep in mind while making donations during the holiday season.
Tips for Avoid Donatine to Fake Charities
Don't be in a rush scammers will use time constraints so you can't look them up.
Don't believe the caller ID. Scammers know how to make it look like the call is local and from a legitimate source.
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