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How to avoid scams on Giving Tuesday

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The Giving Tuesday movement began in 2012 to boost charitable giving at the end of the year. People donated more than $281 billion to charities last year and a new Bankrate survey says 40 percent of people give money. However, fraud is a big problem and two government agencies are warning consumers to be wary of scammers. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the signs of a charity scam and safe ways to donate your money.

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The Giving Tuesday movement began in 2012 to boost charitable giving at the end of the year. People donated more than $281 billion to charities last year and a new Bankrate survey says 40 percent of people give money. However, fraud is a big problem and two government agencies are warning consumers to be wary of scammers. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the signs of a charity scam and safe ways to donate your money.

Watch the video: http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/how-to-avoid-scams-on-giving-tuesday/

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