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IRS Warns On Charity Scams Following Orlando Tragedy

by Kelly Phillips Erb, | Jun 20, 2016   ()

Days after the deadliest mass shooting in the United States, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a consumer alert about possible fake charity scams. The IRS notes that “[w]hile there has been an enormous wave of support across the country for the victims and families of Orlando, it is common for scam artists to take advantage of this generosity by impersonating charities to get money or private information from well-meaning taxpayers.” These schemes may involve contact by telephone, social media, e-mail or in-person solicitations claiming to be associated with charities assisting victims in Orlando. Read More

Source: Forbes
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