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Cancer Charities Closed Following Multi-State Lawsuit

Cancer Charities Closed Following Multi-State Lawsuit

May 12, 2016

The closed charities are the Cancer Fund of America Inc., based in Knoxville, Tenn., and Cancer Support Services Inc., based in Dearborn, Mich. The president of both nonprofits, James Reynolds Sr., has been banned from the nonprofit sector.

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An attorney for Mr. Reynolds didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.

The settlement ends one of the largest charity fraud actions undertaken, which included the Federal Trade Commission, the attorneys general of all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

The nonprofits run by Mr. Reynolds, his family members and close associates were “sham charities,” according to the May 2015 complaint.

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