In the aftermath of hurricane Michael, scammers are putting in overtime to try and cheat good people out their hard earned money. With the national spotlight on the Cajun Navy, the BBB reports several fake Cajun Navy entities in the Acadiana area are currently trying to steal money from good people.

The BBB tells wwltv.com "'Cajun Navy' is a term that is synonymous with selfless acts of heroism…brave men and women who risk their lives to help rescue people and provide relief to communities after a natural disaster. However, there are some unscrupulous people who take advantage of the generosity and kindness of others, especially during these emergency situations."

The BBB recommends being careful about giving through crowdfunding websites, especially when donating to individuals rather than organizations.