People and their pets are rescued from their homes near Nanes at Baltic in Houston, Texas, Wednesday, April 20, 2016.Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes and major highways were closed after the rains that started Sunday overwhelmed Houston's bayous. N.C. officials are warning residents to be wary of potential scam solicitations foolowing such a disaster.
People and their pets are rescued from their homes near Nanes at Baltic in Houston, Texas, Wednesday, April 20, 2016.Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes and major highways were closed after the rains that started Sunday overwhelmed Houston's bayous. N.C. officials are warning residents to be wary of potential scam solicitations foolowing such a disaster. Steve Gonzales AP
People and their pets are rescued from their homes near Nanes at Baltic in Houston, Texas, Wednesday, April 20, 2016.Thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes and major highways were closed after the rains that started Sunday overwhelmed Houston's bayous. N.C. officials are warning residents to be wary of potential scam solicitations foolowing such a disaster. Steve Gonzales AP

NC warns of potential scams in wake of natural disasters

April 21, 2016 09:25 AM