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Embezzlement, Scam Shatter Venerable Vanguard Foundation

November 15, 2012 | 10:52 am

Embezzlement, Scam Shatter Venerable Vanguard Foundation

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by Shoshana Walter The Bay Citizen The Vanguard Public Foundation was once a social justice leader in one of the country’s most active nonprofit scenes. The organization funded San Francisco’s massive Iraq War protests in 2003 and financed the first battered women’s shelter in the state. But its last cause was lining the pockets of […]

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September 13, 2011 | 3:40 pm

Feinstein Among Politicians Allegedly Defrauded by Campaign Treasurer

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Senator Dianne Feinstein is the latest – and highest profile – California politician to be swept up in an embezzlement scandal hitting the state’s democratic party. Politico was the first to report Feinstein saying may have been “wiped out” by Kinde Durkee, a treasurer to hundreds of Democratic campaigns in California. Durkee was arrested by […]

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