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RIGBY — Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden wants people to be cautious of possible scams related to this month’s shooting at Rigby Middle School.
Victims and their families also need to be cautious if they receive legal representation solicitations about filing lawsuits or joining potential class actions, Wasden said in a news release Thursday. So far, several fundraisers through eastern Idaho have been held to help those impacted and while many people have good intentions, some look to capitalize on tragedy.
Idaho’s charity laws make misleading charitable solicitations illegal. The law allows the AG’s office to investigate and take legal action against those who misrepresent the purpose of charitable donations or who misuse charitable assets. Consumer protection law is also intended to…