Illinois AG Warns Residents About Scams Tied To Ukraine Relief Efforts
Protesters stand with the flag of Ukraine on a highway overpass in Chicago, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. Russian troops have launched a three-pronged assault on Ukraine that brought explosions and fear to the capital, Kyiv, and other cities. (AP Photo/ Don Babwin)

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul is warning residents about scams tied to relief efforts for Ukraine. People should be on the lookout for fundraising scams by individuals seeking to exploit the crisis for their personal profit. Residents seeking out ways to support relief efforts in and around Ukraine should to do research before making donations. Raoul recommends finding out whether the charity is providing direct aid in the region or raising money for other groups.