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Scammers target people's generosity during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is recognized every September to raise funds for children affected by cancer.

If you’re planning to donate to the cause, do your research to make sure your donation is being put to good use.

Major charitable movements can attract scammers looking to take advantage of the generosity of donors.

I spoke with Sydney Waters, the regional director of the Better Business Bureau, about how to be on the lookout for potential scams and how the BBB can help you vet legitimate charities.

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