BBB Warns of Holiday Charity Scams

Published 12/16 2013 12:25PM

Updated 12/16 2013 12:26PM

The BBB and Western Union want to stop scammers this holiday season.

They'll use the phone and the internet to tug at your heartstrings during a time when people are feeling generous.

Never share banking information and never click on links to charities on unfamiliar websites or in texts or emails.

Always verify the charity is legit, and then donate.

You can get more tips on checking out charities at

Copyright 2015 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Featured Coupon


Featured Business