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Avoid Haiti Relief Fund Scams

January 27, 2010

In light on the earthquake that rocked Haiti and left hundreds of thousands to rebuild, Attorneys General have warned consumers to be cautious of relief fund scams. Please see below for your state's advice on avoiding fraudulent charities:

Alabama

A.G. King Advises Caution to Avoid Earthquake Relief Scams

Alaska

Beware of Fraudulent Solicitations for Haitian Relief Efforts

Arizona

Terry Goddard Offers Advice on Donating to Disaster Relief Efforts

Arkansas

General Tips to Avoid Charity Scams

California

Brown Encourages Californians to Donate to Haitian Relief Effort, but Warns Donors to Avoid Charity Scams

Colorado

Attorney General, Secretary of State ask Colorado to beware of scam artists exploiting Haiti disaster

Connecticut

Attorney General Urges Consumers To Beware Of Haitian Relief Scams

Delaware

Haitian Earthquake Relief Fraud Alert

Florida

Florida Attorney General Activates Crisis Response Team & Offers Tips to Avoid Haitian Relief Scams

Illinois

Madigan Warns Donors To Be Wary Of Scams Tied To Earthquake Relief Efforts In Haiti

Indiana

Attorney General Offers Scam Prevention Tips

Kansas

Consumer Alert: Attorney General Six Cautions Consumers Regarding Haiti Earthquake Relief Requests

Kentucky

Attorney General Conway Warns of Possible Haiti Scams in Consumer Protection Alert

Louisiana

Give Wisely to Charities Offering Relief to Haiti Earthquake Victims

Maryland

Making Sure Your Funds Are Actually Going to Earthquake Victims

Massachusetts

Attorney General Martha Coakley’s Office Offers Tips to Giving Wisely to Earthquake Victims in Haiti

Michigan

Cox Urges Support of Haiti Disaster Relief: Warns Consumers- Beware of Scams

Minnesota

Minnesota Attorney General's Charity Page Offers Tips to Avoid Scams

Missouri

Check to See a List of Registered Charities in Missouri

Montana

Bullock Encourages Donations to Earthquake Relief Efforts, Warns of Scams

Nevada

Attorney General Masto Warns Nevadans To Avoid Haitian Relief Scams By Contributing To Legitimate Fund Raisers

New Hampshire

Avoid Internet Fraud & Scams in Hatian Relief Efforts

New Jersey

Beware Potential Frauds When Donating to Haiti Relief Efforts

New Mexico

AG Warns Against Haitian Disaster Scams...Offers Tips for Giving Wisely to Charities

New York

Haiti Earthquake Relief

North Carolina

Beware of relief scams following Haiti quake, warns AG Cooper

Ohio

Advice on Texting Donations for Earthquake Relief

Oklahoma

AG Warns of Haiti Earthquake Charity Fraud

Oregon

Watch Out For Haiti Earthquake Scams

Pennsylvania

Consumer Advisory: Attorney General Corbett cautions PA consumers about possible scams linked to earthquake relief in Haiti

Puerto Rico

Secretario De Justicia Interino Informa Creacion De Centro De Recoleccion Interno De Ayuda Para Haiti

Rhode Island

Protecting the Consumer

Texas

Consumer Alert: Beware of Charitable Scams During Haiti Relief Effort

Vermont

Tips for Smart Consumers

Vermont

Attorney General Provides Tips to Avoid Scam Charity Appeals Following Haiti Earthquake

Wisconsin

Van Hollen & Secretary Nilsestuen Issue Warning About Haiti Earthquake Relief Scams

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