Investigting mysterious donation in London for $ 3.4 million
With nearly half a century of tradition in child protection and adoption, cFoundation was suspended.
By: Hernández Quevedo Norbey
In order to help homeless children, in May 1968 a group of 22 couples decided to create Pisingos Foundation in Bogota. A laudable initiative which for more than four decades became the benchmark for protection of thousands of poor children and an international model for the adoption of infants. However, this week the philanthropic legacy was challenged because millionaires unholy financial dealings resulted in the loss of the operating license and the suspension of legal status for six months.
For several years were an open secret doubts persist about foster homes. First, infrastructure, and second, to rumors about dealings under the table when delivering children for adoption. Preference whiff of foreigners before the nationals.
In 2005 there was a bell. Several houses handed over to families making 383 foreign children. In exchange for donations received about U.S. $ 2.3 million went to accounts in Panama, Cayman Islands, New York and Colombia. Also last year the Attorney showed that several establishments adoption of Bogota, Cali and Medellin operated without control. (more…)