FTC Releases Alert on Charity Scams

Original release date: July 06, 2017

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an alert on charity scams. Recent acts of fraud include solicitations from scammers requesting payment to claim a sweepstakes prize. Anytime someone asks you to pay to obtain a prize, it is a scam.

US-CERT encourages consumers to refer to the FTC Alert and the US-CERT Tip on Real-World Warnings Keep You Safe Online for more information.


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