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Thursday, January 14, 2010

Warning: Don't Let a Con Artist Steal Your Donation to Haiti Earthquake Victims

Posted By on Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 11:44 AM

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The F.B.I. issued a media alert yesterday warning people of potential scams surrounding the massive relief effort underway to aid the victims of Tuesday's devastating earthquake in Haiti.

So how do you know which agency is legit and which is a scam?

Recognizable names like CARE and Doctors Without Borders are a good place to start. So, too, is Charity Navigator, a website that rates how efficiently charities raise and manage money.

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