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10 AGs, FTC Claim Women’s Cancer Fund Misappropriated Donor Funds

A bipartisan coalition of 10 AGs has joined the FTC in filing a lawsuit against Cancer Recovery Foundation International, Inc., doing business as the Women’s Cancer Fund, and its operator (collectively, the “Women’s Cancer Fund”) alleging that the charity and its operator misappropriated donor funds for personal and for-profit use, in violation of the FTC…

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Texas AG Seeks to Revoke NGO Registration Over Refusal to Produce Documents

Texas AG Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit against nongovernmental organization (NGO) Annunciation House seeking to revoke the NGO’s registration to operate in the state over allegations that it engaged in unlawful conduct. In response to a lawsuit filed by Annunciation House seeking to enjoin the AG’s office from accessing the NGO’s records on an expedited basis,…

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D.C. AG Reaches Three Settlements over Alleged Nonprofit Law Violations

District of Columbia AG Brian L. Schwalb reached three separate settlements regarding alleged violations of the District’s nonprofit laws. The AG’s office settled with the Fraternal Order of Police, Jerrard F. Young Lodge #1, Washington, D.C. to resolve allegations that the police lodge violated the District’s alcohol and beverage code and nonprofit laws by operating…

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AG Ellison Seeks to Dissolve Nonprofits that Profited at Expense of Needy Children

Minnesota AG Keith Ellison filed 23 lawsuits seeking to shut down nonprofit corporations that allegedly defrauded the Federal Child Nutrition Program by falsely claiming to serve meals to children in need while pocketing the funds received. In the lawsuits, AG Ellison alleges that the entities were created or revived around the start of the COVID-19…

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NAAG and NASCO Convene to Discuss Challenges Facing Nonprofits, Benefits of Collaboration

On Wednesday, October 11, the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) and the National Association of State Charity Officials (NASCO) convened virtually at their 2023 annual conference to discuss the challenges facing the nonprofit sector and how regulators are working to support the sector, while preserving the public’s trust in these important organizations.

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