Giving Tuesday, which takes place on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, launched in 2012 to urge people to find ways to give their time and money to charitable causes.
A recent report on Giving Tuesday found people donated nearly $2.5 billion in the U.S. last year.
Shopping and donating do have one thing in common: They’re ripe targets for scammers.
Just as you might get emails, texts, or phone calls trying to trick you into believing a great deal awaits, similar tactics are used to convince youto donate to a worthy cause, especially during the holiday season.
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