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    Rainbow Investigations
    513-18th Avenue SW
    Calgary, Alberta
    T2S 0C6


    Better Business Bureau of Southern Alberta

    The Rainbow Scam Report

    Alberta Based Charity Fraud Scams

    (403) 245-0533 / (403) 651-9049

    Like all jurisdictions in Canada, charities and volunteer type agencies are today a large part of the social fabric of Alberta.  But, as we have said so often, a booming place like Calgary is ripe for people who are not true charities to misrepresent themselves.

    Service Alberta aggressively regulates charities.

    Any canvasser on behalf of a charitable organization must be able to answer the following questions:

    - the name of the organization they are canvassing on behalf of

    - the cost of funding raising to the organization

    - how much money the organization expects to raise

    - the purpose of the raised funds

    - the corporate and business address of the charity

    - a contact person who is EMPLOYED by the charity

    All charities must register provincially. Always make sure the charity you are supporting is legitimate!

    Here are two consumer tip sheets on charities in Alberta:

    http://www.servicealberta.ca/tipsheets/charitable.cfm

    http://www.servicealberta.ca/tipsheets/charitable_organizations.cfm

    Here are some stories that we have followed about charity fraud:

    Rainbow Investigations Charity Stories

    Toronto Bogus Charity - "Unity 911" Busted

    The accused represented himself as being associated with recognized charities who are dedicated to relief efforts for those affected by the tragic U.S. events of September 11th…
    October 24, 2001

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