5/21/2015 -Patchwork Oversight Allows Dubious Charities to Operate

Sham charities have long been used to fleece well-meaning donors. But over the last decade, efforts to tighten the way charities are regulated or coordinate action between the IRS and state officials have largely failed either because of regulatory indifference, political lobbying or lack of political will.

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