Feds go after 4 charities for improprieties, accused of taking $187 million

A major charity bust is in the news tonight. 

Four charities are accused of taking $187 million, donated for cancer patients and using it on fundraising, on their salaries, Disney vacations, dating services and concert tickets. 

The Federal Trade Commission, the Attorney General of Michigan and those of all other states have filed suit against these charities. 

-The Cancer Fund of America

-The Children's Cancer Fund of America

-Cancer Support Services

-The Breast Cancer Society

The Children's Cancer Fund of America and The Breast Cancer Society have agreed to shut down and the people who ran them are barred from charity  work. 

The feds will sue the other two. 

The Better Business Bureau was a part of the investigation, so FOX 2 asked Melanie Duquesnel to come in, she is the president and CEO of the BBB in Michigan.

Watch the video to find what out red flags we should look for.

For more information on charity reports, go to the BBB's Wise Giving Alliance website, Give.org.

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