Charity Scams

Being big-hearted is good; but paying for your big-heartedness is definitely not. The latest gimmick, which online fraudsters are implying to fleece your hard-earned money, is to cash on your generosity. Scammers can approach you anywhere, including at your doorstep via e-mails and text messages. They play with your emotions by pretending to be from charity organizations that raise money to help children who are ill or victims of a recent natural disaster. They can even come up with similar other stories that are equally miserable and compel you to pay up in order to save lives. They masquerade as legitimate organizations and re-direct your donations to their accounts. So, stay cautious and do not fall prey. Read this iYogi fraud alert to know about the other devious tricks that these fraudsters are implying to rob you…