Tagged: boston bombing

Women Pleads Guilty on Boston Marathon Scam. Used GoFundMe to Raise Donations

Joanna Leigh from Boston has admitted to scamming almost $40,000 following the wake of the Boston Marathon Bombing tragedy. Leigh pleaded guilty to all charges after previously denying she had committed fraud.  Leigh took money from a variety of sources including the One Fund Boston,… Read More

BBB Expresses Concern Over Crowdfunding, And Rightly So

Yesterday Erika L. Lehman, Director of The Center For Ethics at the Better Business Bureau, published a blog post on the BBB web site expressing concerns about crowdfunding’s lack of transparency regarding use of funds. She cautioned contributors to be careful when donating to crowdfunding… Read More

Crowdtilt Crowdfunds Boat Damaged in Boston Bombing Standoff

Soon after the now infamous boat was shot up by authorities as they subdued the second Boston Marathon Bomber, the internet rallyed to help out the owner of the boat. As we all know now, the boat owner had stepped out back and noticed something… Read More

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