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Charity Fraud

After Mail On Sunday 'Exposes' Food Bank Charity Operating As It Should, Donations Flood In

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.24.2014 | Impact

The British publication, Mail on Sunday, is facing harsh criticism after running an article which claimed the U.K.'s largest food bank provider, The T...

Charity For Disabled Vets Squanders Millions, Doles Out Candy, Hand Sanitizer

Posted 05.08.2012 | Impact

A charity that claims to offer services to veterans with disabilities has squandered millions of dollars on marketing costs, instead of addressing the...

SLIDESHOW: 5 Ways To Avoid Fraudulent Tornado Relief Charities

Posted 03.09.2012 | Impact

As heartbreaking stories of tornado victims who have lost it all continue to emerge, do-gooders have been inspired to donate their time and money to ...

SLIDESHOW: 5 Charity Scams To Avoid This Holiday Season

Posted 12.22.2011 | Impact

At a time when a record number of families are facing poverty and donations are down across the charity board, nonprofits are eagerly looking to the g...

Senator Introduces Law Targeting Charities That Avoid Taxes Offshore

Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas | Suzanne Perry | Posted 09.18.2011 | Impact

Sen. Charles E. Grassley, senior Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, has introduced legislation that would deny some federal money to chari...

Marcus Baram

Veterans Charity Fraud: Despite Widespread Outrage, Groups Continue To Abuse Public Trust

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics

For hundreds of thousands of veterans returning home from the battlefronts in Iraq and Afghanistan, making it home alive is just the first challenge. ...

Mortenson Is Not the Sole Suspect

Saad Khan | Posted 06.19.2011 | World
Saad Khan

There is more pomp and show with some modern charity organizations than actual groundwork. Corruption is a necessary evil even if an organization tries hard to stay transparent.

Tragedies Like Japan Spawn Charity Crimes

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Diane Dimond

It's not too late to give to charities serving the victims in Japan - Just give C-A-R-E-F-U-L-L-Y, please. Another tragedy born of Mot...

Japan and Beyond: Advice for Donating After Disasters

Saundra Schimmelpfennig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Saundra Schimmelpfennig

A series of dos and don'ts to help you make the best donation decisions after a disaster, like the current crisis in Japan.

Marcus Baram

Veterans Charity Fraud: Stolen Identities, Missing Millions And Elaborate Scams

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A "nonprofit entrepreneur" walks off with a $1.9 million retirement package in the wake of government probes and Congressional hearings that exposed h...