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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
No Cup Of Tea: GOP Freshman Under Pressure On Debt Plans (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE and AMY WALTER They swept into power on a wave of popular enthusiasm less than a year ago, but it’s not so easy being a Tea Party Congressman these days. Members of the House and Senate are...
The Notes Must-Reads for Wednesday, April 20th, 2011
The Note's Must-Reads are a round-up of today's political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday at www.abcnews.com by ABC News Digital News Associates and Desk Assistants Claudia Morales, Jacqueline Fernandez, Jayce...
'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