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AG Pax­ton: Set­tle­ment with Pay­Pal Char­i­ta­ble Giv­ing Fund Ensures Donors Receive Nec­es­sary Infor­ma­tion About Their Contributions

Attorney General Paxton joined 23 states in an agreement with PayPal Charitable Giving Fund, Inc. (PPGF), the charitable arm of PayPal, to ensure donors are given clear information and disclosures on where their money goes when making charitable contributions through the company’s online platform.

January 14, 2020 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Pax­ton Announces Mul­ti­state Set­tle­ment Against Decep­tive Can­cer Charities

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, as part of a coalition with 49 other states, the District of Columbia and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), today announced settlements with deceptive cancer charities and their operators, who scammed more than $187 million from consumers throughout the country. The settlements with two organizations and three individuals net judgments of nearly $137 million, while litigation continues against those who have not yet settled.

May 19, 2015