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Human Services : Multipurpose Human Service Organizations

CN Advisory: High Concern

American Red Cross of Seattle

Seattle, WA 



On August 7, 2018, the Washington State Office of the Attorney General reported on the operations of American Red Cross of Seattle, an alleged charity, in the press release, "AG FERGUSON FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST NONPROFIT FOUNDER WITH TIES TO ORGANIZED CRIME." It has come to our attention that this organization is not registered with the IRS, but is soliciting from the general public in violation of federal tax law. For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information, please see the Washington State Office of the Attorney General press release.

The concerns raised about organizational legitimacy and/or federal tax law compliance are serious both in nature and scope and have thus warranted this CN Advisory. We have published this advisory to provide donors with content that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 00-0000203
Name in IRS Master File American Red Cross of Seattle
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Subsection  (View the list of codes)
Foundation Status
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Filing Requirement
Fiscal Year End

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