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Charity Scandal

On Journey to Cambodia, Investigation Process Validated

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 05.09.2015 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

We are often asked why we spend the money to investigate potential Honorees at World of Children Award. Well, we are currently in Cambodia to visit two of our Honorees and were reminded why this remains such an important step in the Award process.

Wyclef Jean's Disgraced Charity Being Sued For $100K

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 05.03.2013 | Impact

Wyclef Jean may have closed his defamed charity’s doors, but it’s been hit with yet another lawsuit. HVS Global Hospitality Services says that ...

Why Athletes' Charities So Often Disappoint

espn.go.com | Posted 04.03.2013 | Impact

An "Outside the Lines" investigation of 115 charities founded by high-profile, top-earning male and female athletes has found that most of their chari...

Former Salvation Army Director Charged With Stealing Thousands Of Toys

AP | Posted 11.26.2012 | Impact

TORONTO -- The former executive director of a Salvation Army facility has been charged in the alleged massive theft of thousands of toys and donations...

Pa. Homeless Charity Allegedly Splurges Funding Dollars On Vacations, Clothes, Shows

Posted 02.07.2012 | Impact

Executives at a Philadelphia charity who were supposed to provide shelter for the homeless, allegedly squandered funds on vacations, shoes and shows i...

New York Sues Breast Cancer Charity, Claiming Funds Not Spent On Cause

Posted 08.29.2011 | Impact

By Michelle Nichols The state of New York sued a breast cancer charity on Tuesday, accusing it of soliciting more than $9 million and spending virtu...

Global Fund Rethinks Groundbreaking Transparency Policy After Scandal

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 07.10.2011 | Impact

GENEVA — A global health fund championed by celebrities and world leaders is considering scaling back its groundbreaking philosophy of full tran...

President Obama's Half Brother's Charity Raises Questions About Corruption

Posted 07.09.2011 | Impact

A charity organization founded by President Barack Obama's half brother is raising eyebrows, prompting one watchdog group to file a request for an off...

Kanye West Foundation Closes Mysteriously

The New York Times | Posted 06.21.2011 | Impact

The charity named for the rapper Kanye West that was intended to reduce high school dropout rates has closed mysteriously....

Too Little Too Late? Greg Mortenson's Charity Pledges 'Full Transparency'

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 06.21.2011 | Impact

HELENA, Mont. — The family friend of Greg Mortenson who has stepped in to run the Central Asia Institute while the "Three Cups of Tea" co-author...