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Thursday 6 January 2005

US: Tsunami Charity Scam Warnings Issued

With private donations pouring into charities, law enforcement officials say scam artists claiming to represent tsunami relief organizations are using e-mails and telephone calls to attempt to steal donations and swipe donors' identities.

Several states and consumer watchdog agencies have issued warnings in recent days, noting that an outpouring of generosity for victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami has opened the door for con artists who want to prey upon American philanthropy.

Read the Full Article in Yahoo News

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Blogger tim said :

It was only a matter of time. Trials and tragedies bring out both the best and the worst.

Thu Jan 06, 10:46:00 AM IST