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California Among States Targeting Veterans Charities Fraud

U.S. News

Attorney General Xavier Becerra (HAH-vee-air buh-SEHR'-ah) said Thursday that includes requiring more than 500 veterans' charities to file delinquent reports with the state's Registry of Charitable Trusts. The charities will be suspended if they don't comply within 30 days.

How Blockchain Is Changing The Game For Social Impact Initiatives


Social Impact Initiatives-As a digital, peer-to-peer, decentralized, distributed ledger, blockchain has the potential to transform systems and enable solutions we never thought possible. As with any developing technology, there are challenges to address -- but initiatives within the social impact space are already demonstrating some of blockchain's advantages over traditional solutions. The OECD reports that an estimated 20-25% of funds are lost to corruption globally at the government level. Even when it's unintentional, waste, inefficiency and misallocation of funds cost millions of dollars that could otherwise be used for good. One advantage blockchain has is that it's tamper-proof.

'Family Feud's' Steve Harvey sued for charity fraud by ex-employee

FOX News

Steve Harvey is being sued by a former charity employee for fraud. Here Harvey presents an award during the 40th annual Daytime Emmy Awards on June 16.

Ex-NBA player Kermit Washington pleads guilty in fraud case

FOX News

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Former NBA player Kermit Washington has pleaded guilty to charges accusing him of spending thousands of dollars in donations to a charity for his personal use.

The Presidential Campaign Is all Noise, No Substance

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On the other side, the anti-Trump attacks are escalating. Clinton and her allies are running ads attacking Trump as a dangerous demagogue who is unfit to be president. House Democrats are asking for a Justice Department fraud investigation into the Trump Foundation amid reports that the group gave 25,000 to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's re-election campaign, and shortly thereafter Bondi's staff decided not to join a fraud investigation into Trump University. Trump agreed to pay a 2,500 fine to the IRS because he acknowledged giving to Bondi's campaign through the Trump Foundation, which is supposed to be a charity. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman of New York also announced that he is conducting an inquiry into the Trump Foundation to make sure it obeyed state law.