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Attorney General warns scammers can pose as charitable organizations in the wake of disaster

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Michigan residents should beware of scammers posing as charitable organizations in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, according to Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette.

Particularly in the case of unfamiliar organizations asking for donations to help victims of the hurricane, residents should be cautious.

Scams can extend to used cars, which the Attorney General warned can be shipped to Michigan within a few days and have no mention of flood damage.

A full list of charitable organizations that are allowed to solicit in Michigan can be found at: 

http://www.ag.state.mi.us/CharitableTrust/frmDisclaimer.aspx