Better Business Bureau warns of charity scams

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - With Giving Tuesday tomorrow, the Better Business Bureau cautions the public about scammers.
Alaska Regional Manager, Michelle Tabler, tells us what we should look for before giving.
Alaska Regional Manager Michelle Tabler; Better Business Bureau>>: "Well, we just, we want people to give of course; you know we have the, you know, Small Business Saturday, and Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, so, tomorrow's the day of giving, to go and to give to your favorite charities. Just make sure it's the actual that you want to give to. You want to do your research; you want to... if you go online you want to make sure it's the correct place to go.
You want to make sure that you're not clicking on any emails, they could be fishing emails, you don't want to click on any links; go directly to the website of the charity that you want to give to.
You can look up charities on our website and BBB.org and you can also go to GIVE.org to look up information on charities to see if their legitimate and to see if they really exist.