- Government says donors gave $187 million over four years to support luxury lifestyles, private fundraisers
- Donated funds used for luxury cruises, trips to Las Vegas, shopping
- FTC and 50 state regulators say charities committed nationwide fraud
Washington (CNN)In a rare joint action with attorneys general for each of the 50 states, the Federal Trade Commission says four cancer charities run by extended members of the same family conned donors out of $187 million from 2008 through 2012 and spent almost nothing to help actual cancer patients.
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