Thursday, April 3, 2008

New York AG Opens Inquiry Into Controversial Charity

Forbes reports that the New York State attorney general's office has begun a formal inquiry into the Coalition to Salute America's Heroes Foundation, the Ossining, N.Y.-based veterans charity run by "nonprofit entrepreneur" Roger Chapin that has been a focus of unflattering congressional hearings and media coverage.   According to Forbes, the subpoena seeks such things as "paperwork involving the coalition's claim that, during 2006, it distributed 1.5 million sports-scores-only telephone calling cards to the military and other nonprofits. The Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance reported in January that the USO of Metropolitan Washington never received the 1 million cards the coalition said had been sent its way."

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long overdue..

Posted by: Tom | Apr 7, 2008 4:00:00 AM

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