Consider This: Founders of Boston anti-violence nonprofit charged with fraud

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A scathing federal grand jury indictment alleges that one of Boston's most prominent social justice activists committed fraud, spending donations to her nonprofit on herself and her husband while they both collected pandemic unemployment benefits.

The 38-page indictment, returned Tuesday from the Massachusetts U.S. Attorney's Office, charges Monica Cannon-Grant with using money raised for her nonprofit Violence in Boston to enrich herself and her husband Clark Grant.

Consider This cohost Darryl C. Murphy speaks with WBUR senior correspondent Deborah Becker.

This segment aired on March 17, 2022.


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