How can I check if a non profit organisation is valid/real or not as I suspect that someone is trying to collect money without
Los Angeles, CA |
opening a non profit organisation even though he claims it is NPO. Where should I go to report this to have them investigate this to make sure that he is not collecting money by lying to people pretending that h is accepting money legally.
The Secretary of State should have a list of all of the NPO in California. You can also contact the attorney general's office or the local police department if you believe the person is involved with perpetrating a fraud. Best of luck.
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In addition to contacting the Secretary of State and the Attorney General - you can do a simple check on Guidestar.org.
If that doesn't show anything, I'd check the IRS Business Master File or use their Select Check function before assuming malfeasance.
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