Charity Money-Raisers May Be Sued for Fraud

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A17686-2003May5.html States may sue firms that solicit contributions to charity if the companies pocket most donations and mislead potential donors about that fact, the Supreme Court ruled. The decision gives states additional leeway to take on misleading telemarketers. By a unanimous vote, the court ruled that a suit by the Illinois attorney general against two telemarketing firms . . .

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