Texas State Attorney Warns of Charity Scams for Japan

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 8:03am

So what if you want to help the people of Japan? The State Attorney General's office is warning the public to be careful to not fall victim to charity scams.

Many Texans are looking for ways to give, but if you are solicited to make charitable contributions by telephone, text message, email, mail or social networks be careful. Make sure the organization is legitmate by asking for credentials including the organizations exact name and telephone number. Also find out how the donation will be used.

For more information on charity donations please visit:
http://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?cpid=1221&bay=content.view

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