Hurricane Harvey is the first Category 4 hurricane to strike the U.S. coast since Hurricane Charley back in 2004. The storm made landfall along the Texas coast on Friday, August 25, and has since dropped more than 48 inches of rainwater.The resulting floods have left millions of residents in Houston and surrounding areas in a desperate situation. Rising water levels are forcing residents to evacuate their homes, and even be rescued from their rooftops. Sadly, 13 deaths have been reported as a result of Hurricane Harvey.In times like these, we all want to help. And one of the most effective ways to help is to send money to the charities that have people on the ground. But, unfortunately, scammers also see this as an opportunity to trick good people out of their money.This hurts everyone. Not only do the donors lose their cash, the money never makes it to the victims. That’s why we recently warned you about five Hurricane Harvey scams you need to watch out for.
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