For most of us, the devastation in Texas and Louisiana is a time when we seek to reach out and help those affected by the storms. Our thoughts and hearts are with those affected and we often follow this up with volunteer work and donations. Unfortunately, for many this is an opportunity to prey upon the good will of people in an effort to scam you or hack your computer or phone. So, as you receive emails, texts, and social media posts claiming to be from organizations and individuals providing relief aid and support to those most affected please keep in mind that the criminals are out in force seeking to take advantage for their own profit. Below are some steps you can take to protect yourself and ensure your donation goes to a legitimate group out to help those affected by the storm:
Steps to stay safe and help those in need:
We hope this helps keep you safe as you help those in need.
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