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Veteran Charity Scam

Some charities are scamming people into getting money.

Posted: Fri Jul 20 16:51:12 PDT 2018
Updated: Fri Jul 20 16:51:12 PDT 2018

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to donate to veterans...beware. a new scam has state officials issuing a warning tonight. wtvas taylor smith tells us how you can make sure your money is going to the right place. i spoke with the commander and quartermaster of the veteran foreign affairs today and they told me it's true.... false charities happen all the time. sot: "its horrible to rip off veterans. because whats happening is, the money is going to the administration... not to the veterans. it's-a disgrace. " vo: false donation sites...unknown phone calls and fake flyers could trick you into thinking your money is going to the right place. recently fraud accounts have been taking people's money... and it is not making it to the actual veterans. sot: "contact the post. every post has got a contact and a phone number. if you want to donate contact the post. i guarantee you it's not going to be put in anyone's pocket." they also told me if you have any doubts to just take it inside to a physical location where you know for sure it's going to the right place. here in tupelo taylor smith wtva 9 news. one city is losing their
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