Cancer Fund of America
(QUOTE BELOW) Two sham cancer charities shut down for fraudulent fundraising
“This is about as bad as it gets,” Coffman said. “This extended family of crooks promised to help those struggling to overcome a catastrophic illness but instead pocketed six-figure salaries. Though we will probably never recover the millions in stolen donations or in levied fines, we have been successful in shutting them down and preventing their theft of any more money from generous Coloradans.”
Sham cancer charities that bilked more than $75 million shut down
(QUOTE BELOW) 2 cancer charities, Cancer Fund of America Inc. and Cancer Support Services, being shut down
“Coloradans have big hearts and open up their wallets to help others in need. It is extremely important that their generosity not be taken advantage of by con artists posing as charities,” said Coffman.
(QUOTE BELOW) Sham cancer charities settle for $76 million in 50-state lawsuit -- Colorado residents duped by phony charities that lavished workers rather than helping cancer victims could see refunds
Attorney General Cynthia Coffman said she's pressing for legislative changes in Colorado to ensure violators can more easily be investigated and prosecuted.
"Because of the harm these criminals do to both legitimate charities and to those in need, I am advocating for changes to Colorado's Charitable Solicitations Act this session," she said, noting House Bill 1129 would stiffen penalties as well.
Phony cancer charities that bilked $75M to be liquidated
(AUDIO) 2 cancer charities, Cancer Fund of America Inc. and Cancer Support Services, being shut down
U.S. states to dissolve cancer charities accused of misusing funds
Settlement reached with sham cancer charities
DateMarch 31st, 2016