“The issue to me is what’s legal, and the fact that there’s a tremendous amount that’s legal,” said John Kaehny, executive director of Reinvent Albany, a group advocating government transparency. Kaehny said public officials in New York have used charities to conduct “widespread looting” of taxpayer funds with little repercussion.
— from the Center for Public Integrity's report on the link between charities and corruption in New York State
Nicholas Kusnetz, reporter with the Center for Public Integrity, talks about their examination of the links between non-profits, politicians, and corruption in New York State.
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