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>>> MANY OF YOU MAY KNOW, DREW GRIFFIN AND DAVID FITZPATRICK SPENT THREE YEARS EXPOSING FRAUDULENT CHARITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY, REPORTING IN LAWSUITS, AND NOW A CRACKDOWN THAT THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION IS CALLING HISTORIC.TODAY THEY FILED PAPERWORKS ON AMASSIVE NATIONWIDE FRAUD ON FOURSO-CALLED CANCER CHARITIES THAT WERE THE FOCUS.THOSE WERE IN NORTHTENNESSEE AN ARIZONA.>> WE CALLED THEM SOME OF THE WORST CHARITIES AND THEY RESPONDED WITH SILENCE.SHUTTING THE DOORS IN OUR FACE. >> IF YOU HAVE ANY OTHER QUESTIONS, SEND THEM TO THE E-MAIL. >> EVEN GIVING US THE FINGER.THE QUESTION THEY WOULDN'T ANSWER -- WHERE IS ALL OF THE MONEY?2.5 YEARS LATER, WE HAVE A PRETTY GOOD IDEA.>> THIS IS A HISTORIC MOMENT. >> A FEDERAL INVESTIGATION HAS FOUND $187 MILLION RAISED IN DONATION TO FOUR SEPARATE CANCERCHARITIES HAS GONE NOT TO CANCERSURVIVORS OR RESEARCH, BUT TO SOMEWHERE ELSE ENTIRELY.SCAMMERS AND FUNDRAISERS.IF YOU GAVE A DIME TO THE BREASTCANCER SOCIETY RUN BY JAMES REYNOLDS JR., THE CANCER FUND OFAMERICA, THE CHILDREN'S CANCER FUND OF AMERICA RUN BY HIS EX-WIFE ROSE PERKINS OR THE CANCER SUPPORT SERVICES, YOU ARENOT GOING TO LIKE IT. >> THIS IS ABOUT AS BAD AS IT CAN GET.TAKING MONEY AWAY FROM CANCER VICTIMS.>> IN A MASSIVE CRACKDOWN ON THIS FAMILIAR OF CHARITIES, THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSIONS AND TOERNLS GENERAL ANNOUNCED TWO CHARITIES WILL BE DISSOLVED AND FINES TOTALING $136 MILLION AND HAVE OUTLINED HOW DONATIONS WERESPENT ON LUXURY LIFESTYLES, THE PERSONAL SPENDING SEND JESSICA RICH, THAT APPEARS TO HAVE HAD NO LIMITS. >> CARS FOR INDIVIDUALS AND OTHERS WORKING AT THE COMPANY AND MEALS AT HOOTERS, GYM MEMBERS, CELL PHONE APPS AND GAMES, MOVIE TICKETS, CARNIVAL CRUISES AND JET SKI RENTALS AND BABY SISTERS FOR THE KIDS.>> JIM REYNOLDS IS NOW FIGHTING BACK.HE RUNS TWO GROUPS AND HAS REFUSED TO TALK TO US FOR THE PAST TWO YEARS AND REFUSING TO SHUT DOWN.THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION WILL TRY TO FORCE HIM OUT OF BUSINESS.ACCORDING TO THE COMPLAINT, SPECIFIC PROMISES TO HELP CANCERPATIENTS WERE UNTRUE, THESE WERELIES THE COMPLAINT SAID AND THE REYNOLDS' FAMILY CHARITIES HELPED THEMSELVES AND RAMPANT NEPOTISM AND HIRING FRIENDS AND RELATIVES FOR BIG SALARIES.AND JAMES REYNOLDS JR. WHO RAN THE BREAST CANCER SOCIETY, HIREDHIS ASSISTANCE, CHRISTINA HICKSON TO BE HIS RELATIONS MANAGER AND THEN MARRIED HER, HER SALARY 135,000 DOLLARS.AND THE CHARITY HIRED HER TWO SISTERS AND HER SON BY A PREVIOUS MARRIAGE AND HER SON AND STEP-NEPHEW AND NONE WITH THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE JOB.>> THEY SPENT ALL OF THE MONEY ON THEMSELVES. >> A WHOPPING $187 MILLION. >> THERE WERE MANY VICTIMS PEER.THE PEOPLE WHO DONATED TO CANCERPATIENTS AND THE PATIENTS THAT DIDN'T GET THE MONEY THEY NEEDEDAND THE TRUST THAT WE HAVE IN OUR CHARITABLE INSTITUTES. >> IT IS UNBELIEVABLE, DREW.DID ANY OF THE $187 MILLION DO ANY GOOD?>> AT MOST $0.03 ON THE DOLLAR WENT TO SOMETHING YOU MIGHT CALLCHARITABLE BUT THERE ISN'T PROOFIT WENT TO ANY OF THE PEOPLE THEY SAID IT WOULD GO TO. >> IT IS OUTRAGEOUS.AND THE CHARITY, THEY ARE FINED MORE THAN $130 MILLION.IS THERE ANY MONEY LEFT?>> NO.THOSE ARE SYMBOLIC FINES.THE GOAL IS TO SHUT THE CHARITY DOWN.IF THEY ARE GOING TO DISSOLVE, TO DO SO AND GIVE A COMPLETE ACCOUNTING AND THEN THE FINES GOAWAY.

Feds accuse four cancer charities of fraud

Federal trade commissions cracks down on four cancer charities, which they say used $187 million from donations on luxury lifestyles and fundraising. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.
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