Growing world of crowd-funding still a Wild West

Every single day, $4 million is pumped into GoFundMe — which claims to be the world’s largest fundraising site. But is that money going into the right hands? With a Burlington woman now facing fraud charges for allegedly crowd-funding more than $100,000 on allegations of made-up treatment for a disease there’s no evidence she ever had, the answer is clearly (at least in some cases) no. Buyer — or donor — beware. (Hamilton Spectator)

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About Marnie Grona

Marnie Grona is a marketing communications professional based in Toronto who works for Imagine Canada as Director, Marketing and Communications. She has a Masters Certificate in Marketing Communications Leadership through the Executive Education Centre of the Schulich School of Business and studied marketing and advertising at the University of Winnipeg. She also has a background in arts marketing and management where she served at the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival and the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre.

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