New Internet Tool Helps Consumers Spot "Scam" Charities.
The holiday season brings out the âgiving spiritâ? in a lot of people. Thatâs one reason why many charities use this time to solicit donations over the phone. Most of the charities are legitimateâ¦.but not ALL of them. And thatâs why Ohioâs attorney general is offering a new feature on the agencyâs website. Pete Thomas is in charge of overseeing and regulating charities for the A.G. He says the website will help consumers distinguish between legitimate charitiesâ¦and con artists. Click on Listen Icon to hear Thomas Interview with Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen