Episode 171 - Some Prey On Those In Grief

This past week I lost  a little faith in humanity. Let me explain.

Early in July 2019 a person I served in the army with lost his son suddenly. Unfortunately, after spending so much money trying to keep his son alive, he need money for whatever final arrangements the decided upon for his son. So the reached out to family and friend on Facebook and started a fundraiser. 

Well, someone decided that they would set up a fake page and solicit funds from those people who had already donated. A few people donated to this fake page before determining from family members that it wasn't legitimate.

Now the family has to deal with the appropriate companies to resolve the situation as well as try to make arrangements for their son. Donors have to make sure they gave to the right page... it's a mess!

There is a special place for those who prey on people in need. I hope they get caught and are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

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