Scammers create fake donations for Turkey-Syria earthquake
19 February 2023 | 1:58 pm
TikTok lives, digital gifts, PayPal and cryptocurrency deposits are some of the main methods used by scammers that claim to raise money for survivors of the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. We tell you what donation scams to look out for in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Freezing conditions have deepened the misery for survivors of the devastating earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria earlier this week.
The instability of old buildings was responsible for much of the wreckage in Monday’s earthquake along the Turkey-Syria border. But the earthquake was also abnormally strong for its magnitude.
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