According to experts, after a disaster or tragedy, fake crowdfunding pages and scams often appear in an attempt to steal money from those who want to help victims.
Rescue and restoration efforts continued after a condo in Surfside, Florida CollapseMiami-Dade officials urged the public not to donate money to anyone claiming to be recovering or raising money for their family without first visiting Miami-Dade County Government Website To find a legitimate way to donate.
The Internal Revenue Service has also warned the public about fraudulent plans and fake charities that may emerge around widely publicized tragedy and disasters.
The organizations that local civil servants in South Florida support relief donations are:
- The Coral Gables Community Foundation, Key Biscayne Community Foundation, Knight Foundation, Miami Foundation, Miami Heat, and Miami Heat Charitable Foundation are working together to help recovery…