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Moonbeams' charity investigation

Moonbeams' charity investigation

Charity boss pays back £50k

THE boss of a scandal-hit Edinburgh children's cancer charity has paid back more than £50,000 to the organisation's creditors.

Confidence in charities returning after scandals

TOUGH talking is not something you expect from the touchy-feely voluntary sector. But John Naylor likes to be blunt.

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400 families in charity crisis

CHARITIES in the Capital are facing a donations crisis more than two years after the Moonbeams scandal.

Scandal-hit charity sector sees faith return

SCOTLAND’S faith in charities has been restored after the sector suffered a series of scandals.

Regulation drive to beat rogue charities

TOUGH new regulations to beat rogue charities were unveiled by the Scottish Executive today.

Girl who was face of Moonbeams charity dies

THE young cancer victim who was the face of the troubled Moonbeams children’s charity has died from her illness while on a family holiday.

Moonbeams Debbie loses cancer fight

THE cancer victim who was the face of disgraced Scottish children’s charity Moonbeams has died while on a family holiday.

Official closure for Moonbeams

MOONBEAMS, the Edinburgh-based children’s charity suspended over missing millions, is to be officially wound up and a liquidator appointed.

Moonbeams chiefs to face cash probe

INVESTIGATORS dealing with the wind-up of the children’s charity Moonbeams plan to quiz two of the directors early next month.

Moonbeams boss demands his £3,000

A CHARITY boss accused of squandering £3m raised for children with cancer has outraged parents and fundraisers by demanding his unpaid wages.

Moonbeams families get grants boost

A LEADING children’s cancer charity has stepped in to help families affected after the Moonbeams charity was wound up following allegations of mismanagement of funds.

Moonbeams homes hope for charity

LUXURY properties belonging to children’s charity Moonbeams may be transferred to other groups and continue to be used as holiday homes for cancer victims and their families.

Courts to wind up scandal-hit charity

THE Edinburgh-based children’s cancer charity Moonbeams is set to be officially wound up.

Year-long inquiry into Moonbeams

A SCANDAL-hit city cancer charity has been under investigation for more than a year, it emerged today.

Charities face finance checks

MORE than 50 charities are being scrutinised by the watchdog body for the sector in Scotland, it was confirmed today.

Investigators target 28,000 Scots charities

AN INVESTIGATION has been launched to track down thousands of ‘missing’ Scottish charities amid growing fears much of the £2.2bn donated annually is being squandered.

A good cause

WILLIE Power sits chain-smoking and close to tears in the living room of his modest tenement flat. The 54-year-old has not eaten for two days, living off cigarettes and strong coffee since he was confronted by allegations that he admits have almost certainly ruined his reputation.

Charity's auditor in accounts probe

THE man who audited the accounts of suspended charity Moonbeams is being investigated by his professional body.

Scandal charity director hits out

ONE of the directors suspended from an Edinburgh-based children’s cancer charity amid suspicions of mismanagement or misconduct insisted today there has been a "mistake".

Demand for watchdog as charity shuts doors

THE Scottish Executive was last night under mounting pressure to tighten the laws governing voluntary organisations after another charity found itself with major financial problems.

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