During the summer months, many people have reported getting calls from someone trying to collect money for a police or firefighting organization. While some are legitimate, many are not.
Because police and firefighters who often put their lives on the line to protect us, people are often generous when asked to donate.
However, the Better Business Bureau warns that some of these people are collecting money that will never benefit any type of police or fire organization.
How can you tell? By taking certain steps and asking certain questions.
For more information, call Better Business Bureau in Tulsa at 492-1266.
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