The Pennsylvania State Police warns residents to be alert for solicitation fraud
After a natural disaster, many want to help financially by sending donations to various organizations.  Although residents have good intentions, there are some out there that are waiting to take advantage of the generosity of citizens.  The Pennsylvania State Police recommends doing your research before giving to any organization. They also have some tips in their Community Awareness Bulletin on Charitable Solicitation Fraud to help you plan your donation and ensure you are giving to a reputable organization by avoiding scams.
The following was issued by the Pennsylvania State Police.
COMMUNITY AWARENESS BULLETIN ON CHARITABLE SOLICITATION FRAUD issued by the Pennsylvania State Police.  Please take a moment to read the bulletin.  Please also share this with others.