Children’s Leukemia charity sued for $9.7 million in fraud

A national children’s cancer foundation is being sued for fraud after the New York attorney general’s office discovered it spent most of its $9.7 million funds on fundraiser’s salaries rather than patient care.The National Children’s Leukemia Foundation is alleged in the lawsuit to have raised $9.7 million from businesses and families across America between 2009 and 2013. Court papers said of the $8.9 million solicited from donors, $7.5 million, or 83 percent, went to pay professional fundraisers hired by the foundation’s founder, Zvi Shor.