Advice for Helping Hurricane Harvey Victims

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team urge you to be cautious of charity scams and do your research before giving to online charities. Charity scams often use fraudulent emails containing links or attachments that could direct you to malware-infected websites. The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) at UW–Madison offers a summary of the FTC’s guidelines for wise giving, including a link to the FTC’s advice for helping Hurricane Harvey victims.

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