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News Briefing: Elie Wiesel Levels Scorn at Madoff

By Kate Golden on February 27, 2009No Comment
  • Elie Wiesel, whose charity lost $15.2 million to Bernie Madoff, calls the fraudulent investor a "thief, scoundrel, criminal."  [New York Times]
  • Experts on charitable giving discuss ways donors might give in tough times without putting themselves in financial peril.  [New York Times]
  • Donors and nonprofit groups are in an uproar over the Obama administration's proposal to limit the value of deductions for charitable gifts.  [New York Times]
  • Two money managers are arrested, accused of appropriating funds from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh, among others.  [New York Times]
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