The holiday season tends to bring out your charitable side... and crooks are counting on that. While most are legit, Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Adam Putnam says many are scams.
Even some legitimate charities spend more on their staff, etc. then they do on the actual cause.
Putnam's agency maintains a database of every charity registered in the state. In it, you can see exactly how much they collect, how much goes to the cause, and home much is spend on admin and overhead.
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