Oprah-Promoted, Anti-Sex-Trafficking, Celebrity Fundraiser Turns Out to Be a Fraud

There is a lesson in the story of Somaly Mam, not only about being careful about non-profits who know how to motivate you to donate to them, but to also be careful about political crusades. These same hustlers who lie to win you over are also used as lobbyists to speak to legislatures to motivate them to enact new laws. Elizabeth Nolan Brown sums up the story at the Reason blog. Activist Somaly Mam earned international acclaim and a spot on Oprah’s book list by brandishing tales of horrific sexual Read more […]