Description: If you’ve been dumping your used clothes into big metal bins thinking they’re going to charity, think again. New York prosecutors forced a for-profit company to cough up a $700,000 settlement for scamming people into thinking their donated clothes were benefiting the needy.
Date: Oct 30, 2015
Questions for discussion:
- What does this report tell you about the licensing and use of brand names?
- In your opinion, was this a deliberate attempt to mislead donors?
- Does management of the charities involved bear any responsibility?