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PSA: National Center for Disaster Fraud

August 10, 2018

The National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) tracks & manages complains of fraudulent activity, like phony charities & fake government officials or contractors.  The NCDF call center in Baton Rouge, LA, operates 24/7. When a catastrophic event hits, staff is prepared to assist victims of disaster fraud. If you suspect that someone is trying to take advantage of your situation after a natural disaster or if you’ve been victimized, call the Center at 866-720-5721 or email Disaster@LEO.gov 

Updated September 17, 2018