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Thrift Store Accused of Pocketing $1 Million Meant for Charities

A Seattle-area based chain of thrift stores may have pocketed more than $1 million designated for charities.

Minnesota’s attorney general, Lori Swanson, has accused Savers Thrift Stores of putting almost all the donations it collected from customers into its own coffers, rather than forwarding the sums to the charities with which it had contracts, including Vietnam Veterans of America, The New York… 136 more words

Minnesota AG Criticizes Savers Thrift Store Chain

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO/AP) — A yearlong investigation into the value of donated clothing and household items to some popular charities is raising serious questions. 570 more words