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FTC Warns Consumers About Potential Charity
The Federal Trade Commission is urging consumers to be cautious of potential charity scams in connection with the
devastating California wildfires. Scam artists may take advantage of this situation by creating bogus fund-raising
operations. The FTC has issued a Consumer Alert, the FTC Charity Checklist, which lists
precautions consumers should take when donating to charities. The alert advises consumers to be wary of appeals that
tug at your heart strings, especially pleas involving current events.
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