Hospice Care Charity Accused of Fraud Enters Settlement with State of Arkansas

by Andrew Murray | August 21st, 2019

On August 01, 2019, the state’s Attorney General announced its settlement with The New Hope Foundation, Inc. The Press Release states:

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The sham charity solicited donations through telemarketing and direct mail pieces using the deceptive name Hospice Support Fund. The New Hope Foundation claimed to provide educational programs regarding hospice services but little, if any program services occurred.

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In the settlement agreement with New Hope, its officers and directors, the organization must dissolve and two of its officers are banned from any future charity or fundraising activities. New Hope will also pay $11,023.50 in costs, fees, and civil penalties to the State of Arkansas.

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