While donating to the cleanup and recovery efforts is certainly a good thing, the government is warning people to watch out for scams. If you want to help the recovery efforts, there are legitimate ways to do so.
Avoid scams trying to steal from the rich and the poor – so that they can get richer. Find out how to avoid those that would take advantage of the natural disaster in Japan to line their own pockets.
An Arlington, VA resident who believed he had erased all of the information on his hard drive was shocked to learn that within minutes, experts had found both his and his wife’s social security numbers.