Sunday, March 25, 2012

Red Cross, Better Business Bureau warn against scams in tornado-damaged areas

toniheading's news - LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) -- The Red Cross has swarmed to tornado ravaged southern Indiana, but some people may be taking advantage of that.
Officials are warning residents about scam artists posing as Red Cross employees.
Disaster relief officials say the scammers call residents and ask them to leave their homes and pay a $25 debris removal fee.
Residents are being urged to call police if anyone claiming to represent the organization asks for money.
Meanwhile the Better Business Bureau is also issuing detailed warnings about potential scams.

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