Residents should careful to avoid scams during the holiday season. Some local officials recommend checking to be sure a charitable organization is legitimate, or donating items, like canned food, to drives. (Photo by Alex Holloway, SDN)
Officials are warning Mississippians to beware of scams during the holiday season.
The Secretary of Stateâ€™s office released a reminder to residents to be sure to check that any charity they donate to during the holiday season is legitimate. According to the Secretary of Stateâ€™s report, charities in Mississippi must be registered with the Secretary of Stateâ€™s office to solicit funds.
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