Caveat Donor

Bahree, Megha; Stewart, Emily
March 2008
Forbes Asia;3/10/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p67
The article discusses alleged fraud, bribery and fake documents committed by non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in India. According to the Indian government, 32,100 NGOs were registered to receive money from abroad and 18,600 were doing so. Professor Dipankar Gupta of the Jawaharlal Nehru University says a lot of folks running non-profits are retired government officials who exploit their political connections for money, often putting their families on the payroll. Even some legitimate groups commit deception in order to garner publicity and money.


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