Friday, 14 January 2011

Now police investigate Sick Kids charity

Elaine McGonigle
2010 was a bad year for the Sick Kids New Pyjamas fundraising campaign.  After allegations of mismanagement and dissension the campaign was closed down. In September the charity regulator found no evidence of misconduct but made comment on 'governance issues'.

Elaine McGonigle, the appeal's director had been suspended and then made redundant.  Previous posts with links to the full story can be found here.

In advance of an employment tribunal next week police have been called in and an investigation into alleged fraud is being undertaken.

Fuller details can be found here.

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