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IRS Warns Residents About Donation Scams

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The Internal Revenue Service is warning people to do research before they donate to charities to avoid scams.

The IRS said a little preparation ahead of time can make sure your donation gets to the people who need it.

"Just do a little bit of research, ask around, make some general inquiries as to their policies and practices, who's going to benefit from the money and just do a little bit of diligence," said Vincent Cava, of Cava & Banko.

For more information visit http://go.usa.gov/YwZw or http://go.usa.gov/YwZQ.