August 29, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Scammers and Phishing

Please be aware and practice caution as internet scammers are exploiting tropical storm- Hurricane Harvey. There have been numerous Facebook pages developed, tweets, and emails being circulated which contain links to fake charity websites asking for donations to go towards “Hurricane Harvey Relief Funds.” These funds are then being kept for personal benefit.

Please be careful and do not fall for these scams. Always practice caution when using your financial information online and be sure that the site you are using is reputable. If you are interested in making a donation to a cause, be sure to visit the official website of the charity of your choice and make a donation. Type the address in your browser or use a bookmark. Do not click on any links in emails or text that you may receive. Please think and research before you click!