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New Internet Tool Helps Consumers Spot “Scam” Charities.
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The holiday season brings out the â€œgiving spiritâ€ in a lot of people. Thatâ€™s one reason why many charities use this time to solicit donations over the phone. Most of the charities are legitimateâ€¦.but not ALL of them. And thatâ€™s why Ohioâ€™s attorney general is offering a new feature on the agencyâ€™s website. Pete Thomas is in charge of overseeing and regulating charities for the A.G. He says the website will help consumers distinguish between legitimate charitiesâ€¦and con artists.
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