LifeSite is reporting that:
A former longtime president of NARAL Pro-Choice New York is at the center of a major financial scandal, after the discovery that she appeared to have used the non-profit’s funds to fund a lavish personal lifestyle.
The financial corruption includes:
The Capitol Tonight report says the audit shows Conlin used NARAL’s credit cards to purchase over $5000 in clothing from retailers like Giorgio Armani, a $17,000 summer rental in the Hamptons in 2009, and $22,000 in meals.
The purchases on the company dime also included a $100,000 car service to drop off her children at school in Manhattan’s posh Upper West Side.
And this may be just the beginning:
It also says the audit shows that a number of large transactions of money that moved around NARAL Pro-Choice New York’s accounts appear dubious, and may hide other financial improprieties.
The New York Post writes:
NARAL has slipped into the red in recent years, running up a deficit of at least $417,616 in 2009 despite only taking in $310,324 in revenue, according to Post review of its public financial statements.
That year, the charity reported paying only $171,255 in salaries and compensation on its balance sheet, even though it listed elsewhere five employees earning more than $100,000.