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How to spot a fraudulent charity if you want to give to hurricane relief

Updated: Aug. 29, 2017 at 7:15 PM EDT
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(WIS) - In response to the devastation of Hurricane Harvey in Texas, many South Carolinians are searching for ways to help victims.

But you need to be warned - there are fake charities that could pop up in the coming weeks. Seek out a charity that needs your support.

Get more information on a particular charity by visiting the SC Secretary of State's Office. Only donate to well-known charities, and watch out for charities that have sprung up overnight.

Lastly, know who's calling and asking for your money. For the best organizations to donate to, click here.

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