Fraud NGOs : Charities deny disclosing their financial details

With fraud rife in conflict and disaster zones, aid charities are under pressure to be open about corruption but one third of the world’s 25 biggest aid charities declined to make their fraud data public in a Thomson Reuters Foundation investigation. Data collected from 12 of the 25 humanitarian non-governmental organisations (NGOs) with the greatest… Read More

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Greece: Fraud by Konstantinos Tzevelekos at anti-landmine NGO part of wider scandal

About 35% of Hellenic Aid funding to NGOs from 2000-04 unaccounted for in Greece Konstantinos (Kostas) Tzevelekos, director of the International Mine Initiative, was detained following his testimony to a special investigating magistrate, who has been handed the results of a 20-month inquiry by the financial police into €9m funding fraud at the NGO. The… Read More

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