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Charity Fraud: Is That Celeb Legit?
It's one thing to avoid being scammed by a Nigerian ex-ambassador who perished in a plane crash and named you as the beneficiary of his $25 million dollar Inheritance. It's another to be taken by a celebrity, or a disaster-relief organization.
Penn State Scandal: Second Mile CEO Resigns
Jack Raykovitz, the CEO of The Second Mile for the past 28 years, has resigned from the charity associated with the Penn State abuse scandal. "Both Dr. Raykovitz and the Board believe this is in the best interests of the organization," a statement from the charity announced, saying he resigned on
Penn State Scandal: The Second Mile Tries to Distance Itself From Founder
Non-profit organizations are hardly immune to improprieties, but charities associated with scandal through its founder are in a deeper predicament, as is the case with The Second Mile, experts say. The children's charity for troubled youth, founded by Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State defensive
'Three Cups of Tea' questions remind donors to check up on charities
Greg Mortenson’s inspiring commitment to build schools in Afghanistan and Pakistan has sold millions of books and inspired thousands of people — including President Obama — to donate to his charity, the Central Asia Institute. Now, though, Mortenson is facing allegations that he fabricated parts of
'Three Cups of Tea' Charity Investigated by Montana AG
Greg Mortenson's Group Will Be Probed After Questions Raised by '60 Minutes' Segment
Three Cups Of Tea Party For Romney
ABC News' Amy Walter reports: One of the big questions for 2012: which Republican will win the affection of Tea Party voters. While ex-Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and Rep. Michele Bachmann are the most closely identified with the Tea Party...
'Three Cups of Tea' Publisher to Review Fraud Charges
Greg Mortenson's Publisher Says It Wants to Go Over '60 Minutes' Allegations With Him
'Three Cups of Tea' Author Denies '60 Minutes' Claims
Greg Mortenson Defends Stories From His Bestselling Memoir, Charitable Work in Pakistan
Holly Petraeus to Take on Predatory Lending
Holly Petraeus, the wife of the top American general in Afghanistan, Gen. David Petraeus , will soon hold a newly created position in the Obama administration, helping to protect military families from the scourge of predatory lenders. Though not well known to the American public, the low-key wife
President Obama, Feeling Charitable in a Nobel Way
Nobel Peace Prize Laureates not only get to bask in the glow of the world's admiration and stand amongst the pantheon of previous winners, they score ample prize money.