the overall assessment found around 36% fraud of petitions from all religious workers (Methodists, Catholics, Buddhists, etc, etc). Even worse is the breakdown of percentages by religious group (which CIS was told specifically by leadership NOT to address). Islamic religious groups' average fraud reached 77-78%.This is particularly disturbing since the proposed immigration bill (1348) has provisions for working with NGOs.
Tuesday, May 22, 2007
I found an astounding statistic about Benefit Fraud Assessment (BFA), courtesy of Debbie Schussel. It brings up interesting implications about the role of various religions in NGO activities: