Charity scams

Charity scams are a type of fraud that involves soliciting donations under false pretenses. Scammers may use a variety of tactics to trick people into giving them money, including posing as legitimate charities such as orphanage or nursing home, using high-pressure sales tactics, or making emotional appeals. To avoid charity scams, it is important to do your research before donating. You can search for charities and IPCs on the register maintained by the COC found at the Charity Portal ( 

Types of scams

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