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Protect Yourself Against Louisiana Flood Disaster Scams

Written by FEDagent on .

Before you send money to charities helping Louisiana’s flood victims, make sure the charity is not a scam.

The Department of Homeland Security issued a federal alert Wednesday, reminding citizens to be vigilant when making donations.

The alert said that while it is common for a charity to send emails asking for donations after a natural disaster, some may contain links or attachments that send users to phishing or malware-infected websites.

The DHS Computer Emergency Readiness Team advised potential donors to take the following actions to protect themselves:

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Tags: DHS, Department of Homeland Security, disaster recovery, telework disaster plan, malware, phishing, FTC

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