Scammers are already trying to make money off of the Boston Marathon tragedy.
To help those in need while protecting your bottom dollar, follow these tips from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Be skeptical of anyone asking for a donation by requesting your credit card number or bank account information over the phone unless you've already donate to that charity.
If you believe you've become a victim of fraud, call the Attorney General's Office in Phoenix at 602-542-5763.
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