Earlier this year, America was captivated by reports of a Detroit man who walked 21 miles to work. His story went viral and inspired an online campaign to raise money for a car. “Crowdfunding” campaigns are being used for all kinds of reasons: to start a new business, support a cause or save a life. Most are real, but some are scams. CBS Money Watch turned to BBB Wise Giving Alliance for tips on donating to crowdfunding campaigns, and how to tell if a charity site is trustworthy.
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