Beware of Boston Charity Scams

The IRS is alerting donors to beware of charity scams operating as a result of the explosions at the Boston Marathon and Texas fertilizer plant.  See below for list of tips and for the full article from Accounting Today visit:

In summary, they are offering the following tips:

  • Donate to qualified charities.
  • Be wary of charities with similar names.
  • Don’t give our personal financial information.
  • Don’t give or send cash.
  • Report suspected fraud.

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