Following on from the Daily Mails investigation into ‘boiler room’ scam style techniques some Charities were using to pressurise vulnerable people into donating –another investigation was launched after the news paper had been alerted to the plight of one of the victims reported to Think Jessica. Samuel Rae had, had his personal details sold on over 200 by well-known and trusted charities, this had resulted in him being plagued by letters and phone calls and also having his name passed on to scammers who conned him out of around £33,000.
Charities will now face tougher regulations around fundraising and data sharing. You can watch the interview featuring Marilyn Baldwin on
You Tube- Think Jessica 1.