Car donation charities under investigation

car being loaded on a flatbed
car being loaded on a flatbed

Car donation charities, which often bombard the airwaves with solicitations for vehicles, are among the targets of a wide-ranging investigation into whether donors are getting taken for a ride.

New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo launched an industrywide investigation into car donation charities, suing one non-profit and issuing subpoenas demanding information from 15 others.