New federal hotline to report fraudulent relief activity
SHELBY COUNTY - AL —
Federal agencies are asking the public to look out for possible disaster relief fraud.
The Department of Justice has joined with the FBI and The National Center to set up a hotline.
If you suspect fraudulent activity related to relief efforts in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, you can call 1-866-720-5721.
The hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.