LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: As periods of heavy rain and thunder move into East Tennessee between now and the 4th of July Weekend, FLOODING is a concern, due to a saturated ground. Watch for water-covered roads, creeks and streams to run high. Remember TADD, "turn around don't drown."
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- If you are feeling charitable, The Internal Revenue Service says to beware. The IRS issued a consumer alert about possible scams taking place in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
The IRS says anyone wishing to make disaster-related charitable donations should follow these tips:
To help disaster victims, donate to recognized charities.
Be wary of charities with names that are similar to familiar or nationally known organizations.
Don’t give out personal financial information to anyone who solicits a contribution.
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