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Charity Commission issues scam warning

The Charity Commission has warned the public and charities to be on the look-out for scammers following a recent fraud operation targeting religious foundations.

The regulator said it is aware of a scam designed to trick religious foundations in the USA, and possibly the UK, where in an attempt to attain bank details organisations were contacted and told they were due a large gift or donation from a supposedly legitimate registered UK charity.

In an attempt to lend the scam credibility the perpetrators used documentation using parts of the Charity Commission’s logo and a forged staff signature, prompting the regulator to be contacted by a number of concerned individuals.

Read the rest of this article at Charity Times.