Charity Fraud

Geraldine Hill, 59, and her husband Clayton Hill, 58, both of Bonita, Calif., face up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and tax evasion involving their alleged charity On Your Feet aka Family Resource Center, of Spring Valley, from which they diverted $1.3 million and paid no taxes, federal prosecutors said.

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Chinese Companies Emerge as Global Donors in Pandemic

s the coronavirus spread, the world’s richest communist dug into his deep pockets. Jack Ma, founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group and a member of the ruling Communist Party, helped pay for 1,000 ventilators delivered to New York in April. Ma’s foundation also is giving ventilators, masks and other supplies in Africa, Latin America and Asia.

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Catholic Church

A federal class action claims the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops defrauded donors to its “Peter’s Pence” collection of “hundreds of millions of dollars” by not using it for charitable causes, as promised, but putting it into “suspicious investment funds,” such as luxury condominium developments and Hollywood movies, while paying fund managers multimillion-dollar commissions.

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