The IRE Resource Center is a major research library containing more than 23,250 investigative stories — both print and broadcast. These stories are searchable online or by contacting the Resource Center directly (573-882-3364 or email@example.com) where a researcher can help you pinpoint what you need. Browse or search the tipsheet section of our library below. Stories are not available for download but can be easily ordered by contacting the Resource Center:
The IRE Resource Center is a major research library containing more than 23,250 investigative stories — both print and broadcast.
These stories are searchable online or by contacting the Resource Center directly (573-882-3364 or firstname.lastname@example.org) where a researcher can help you pinpoint what you need.
Browse or search the tipsheet section of our library below. Stories are not available for download but can be easily ordered by contacting the Resource Center:
Search results for "Catholic Charities" ...
Cindy McKay was a thief "who pilfered hundreds of thousands of dollars from small businesses, from a Catholic seminary, from a charity, from the aged, from lovers, from many who trusted her." Fenton in this three part series takes a close look at her past and how she was finally caught.
President Bush's controversial backing of non-secular social services through his newly-created White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives roused objections from many political camps. In Texas, the former governor pushed for a way to divert more federal funds to religious (or "faith-based") groups that provided social services. But the effort was hardly widespread: Only $8.4 million went to religious groups, compared to the $1 billion spent on social services in Texas in 2001. The debate surrounding charitable choice may well be one of semantics and political emphasis rather than true action as laws already exist that permit faith-based groups to be eligible for federal funds for social service work.
Tags: charity; religion; social services; faith; 501c 3; nonprofit; private sector; churches; separation of church and state; Salvation Army; Catholic Charities; welfare; effectiveness; social work and psychology replaced with faith; volunteerism; federal funds
CNN Financial News Moneyline "chronicled Martin Frankel's alleged embezzlement scheme from the convoluted string of insurance companies he controlled to the offshore Catholic charity he established with backing from a Vatican official to his life on the run in Europe. We reported on his high-tech trading operation, his curious talent for attracting celebrities and credible business partners, as well as his quirky lifestyle and checkered past."
Tags: TAPE TRANSCRIPT FBI Federal Bureau of Investigations SEC Securities and Exchange Commission Greenwich CT police US Attorney Justice Department insurance regulators fugitive Swiss bank accounts stock brokerage Liberty National Securities Catholic Church
The Times of Acadiana reports its two-part series "showed how the executive directors of the three largest charity organizations for the homeless in Lafayette, Louisiana, worked to build a nonprofit empire from federal grants and community donations to further their own gain at the expense of the homeless."
Tags: H.C. "Sonny" Covington I CAN! Carlos Russo City of Jesus Justin Green Lafayette Catholic Service Centers National Diabetes Partner Program HUD fraud impersonation misrepresentation Catholic Diocese
St. Paul (Minn.) Pioneer Press reveals how hundreds of people are being defrauded of their life savings by unscrupulous care-takers and lack of oversight by the Minneapolis probate court system, March 21-22, 1993.
Tags: caretakers; social services; life savings; guardianship; nursing home residents; conservator fees; wards; Minnesota Alliance for Health Care; ARC Minnesota; Catholic Charities; Minnesota Board on Aging.
Asbury Park Press examines child molesters associated with charities like Big Brothers and the Roman Catholic Church; finds that Big Brother officials in New Jersey kept files on volunteers who had sex with kids, but did not stop the abuse; details how four states, including New Jersey, have laws which do not allow citizens to sue such charities, April - December 1988.
Tags: Britt priest NJ