Don’T Fall Victim To Harvey Flood Scams : The Two-Way : Npr

Don’t Fall Victim To Harvey Flood ScamsAs Harvey, the largest rainstorm in the history of the continental United States, floods homes in Texas and Louisiana, many Americans want to send money for relief efforts.
Here’s are tips from legitimate sources, such as the Federal Trade Commission’s web site, on how to safely donate to Harvey relief efforts.
You can check out charities with the Better Business Bureau’s (BBB) Wise Giving Alliance, Charity Navigator, Charity Watch, or GuideStar.
Scammers may claim to represent legitimate organizations online.
But experts on charitable giving say donors need to be wary: con artists are also after your money.

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