Habitat for Humanity of Athens/Limestone County may not be an actual charity. Please read the details of the CN Advisory below.
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On November 15, 2018, the IRS automatically revoked the federal tax exemption status of Habitat for Humanity of Athens/Limestone County Alabama for "failure to file a Form 990-series return or notice for three consecutive years." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information, please see the IRS register for tax-exempt organizations.
On December 6, 2019, WAFF reported on the operations of Habitat for Humanity of Athens/Limestone County Alabama, a charity that has recently experienced a material diversion of assets, in an article titled, "Limestone man pleads guilty to stealing $107k from charity, avoids jail time." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see the WAFF article.
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