Scammers keep their ears, eyes open for vulnerable prey


Any time there is any type of disaster — from weather-related events to economic downturns to health crises — unscrupulous jerks come out of the woodwork.

Yes, while plenty of legitimate businesses, social service agencies and others work hard to be problem solvers during disasters, there are always some people who selfishly use their energy and creativity to prey on already hurting people.

Like hyenas drawn to the sounds of a dying animal, scammers keep their ears and eyes open for vulnerable prey. We don’t want that to be you.

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