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The FBI is warning scammers are trying to exploit the high level of interest in the US presidential election as a way to steal personal information.
Scammers are posing as fundraisers, pollsters and candidates and even launching fake voter registration drives totrick citizens into providing personal information and bank account details.
The FBI says before donating to any group thatreaches out by email or text, voters should check its website or look to see ifthey’re registered as a charity or campaign.
One key: if the organization doesn’t have an address or phone number, it may be a scam.