FTC warns of disaster relief scams
PORTLAND (WGME) -- With disaster, comes con-artists, trying to take advantage.
The Federal Trade Commission is reminding people to "give wisely."
It says to be alert to avoid charity scammers, who may target potential donors, even if they don't live in the disaster area.
When you are giving to a specific charity, search its name plus "complaint," "review," "rating," or "scam."