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Wyman urges Washingtonians to GiveSmart


November 28, 2018

In a season in which the spirit of generous giving is high, it is unfortunately common for scammers to take advantage of Washingtonians’ charitable nature. To ensure that all donations are going to help worthy causes, Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman is alerting state residents to the dangers of holiday charity fraud with a GiveSmart promotion of charitable awareness.

“As generous and well-meaning as Washingtonians are, it’s possible for scammers to use fake names and other deceptions to try and steal donations intended to help the less fortunate,” Wyman said. “GiveSmart provides information to consumers so they are armed with information to outsmart the scammers.”


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