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Rain Disrupts Play for Shane Warne‰Ûªs Foundation

Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV) is investigating claims of accounting and reporting irregularities at the high profile charity foundation set up by cricketing great, Shane Warne. The Foundation will be making a public statement this week about the claims but in the meantime its website is now offline.

“The Shane Warne Foundation has advised they have had a number of staffing changes and has sought a meeting with Consumer Affairs Victoria to seek further information concerning their fundraising and record keeping obligations,” a CAV spokesperson said.

A report in Fairfax Media said an investigation by The Sunday Age revealed The Shane Warne Foundation raised $1.8 million in three years but donated an average of only 16 cents of every dollar to institutions that care for sick and underprivileged children.

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