Charity Scams In the Wake of Terrorist Attacks

Unbelievable but true-within hours of September 11 attack, scam artists were already working the internet seeking to rip off Americans anxious to do something to help. AOL has posted a story from CNET on how some of these heartless operators work.

Community Action Agencies

Nearly 1,000 agencies around the country received funds from the U.S. Government’s Community Services Block Grants to offer education, counseling, employment, training, food packages, vouchers, weatherization and utility assistance, life skills, affordable housing, transportation, furnishings, recreation, emergency services, information and… Continue reading

Help for Crime Victims

The National Center for Victims of Crime is dedicated to helping victims of crimes rebuild their lives. They offer toll-free help lines, a lawyer referral service, support counselors and referrals to support services. A unique service is they provide a… Continue reading

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