An unknown person or persons is sending out letters that are neither from Catholic Charities USA nor authorized by Catholic Charities USA. The letters purport to agree to fund sustainable projects and bear the forged signature of our Chief Development Officer. They typically request information from the recipient. The letterhead being used is not Catholic Charities USA letterhead. THESE LETTERS ARE NOT FROM CATHOLIC CHARITIES USA. THEY ARE NOT FUNDING PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN BY THIRD PARTIES UNRELATED TO THE CATHOLIC CHARITIES MINISTRY. YOU SHOULD NOT RESPOND TO THESE LETTERS. IF YOU RECEIVE SUCH A LETTER, PLEASE NOTIFY CATHOLIC CHARITIES USA IMMEDIATELY. WE HAVE NOTIFIED THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION OF THIS SCAM.