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BBB Cautions Donors on Appeals for Victims of the
September 11th Terrorist Attacks -
In the wake of the tragic events at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, many charitable organizations are
launching campaigns to help victims and their families. The BBB warns potential donors against fraudulent appeals that
seek to use a national tragedy to take advantage of American generosity and concern. Given the magnitude of the event
and the needs of victims and their families, the public is encouraged to contribute to helpful causes. However, it is
critical for donors not to succumb to pressure to make an immediate donation without first checking out soliciting
groups to ensure their generosity is not misplaced.
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