Jon Krakauer reveals that the charity, Central Asia Institute, continues to waste donated dollars and author Greg Mortenson is still dodging accountability.
- · a lavish Islamabad home purchased with CAI funds for approximately $486,000, was sold and all the proceeds from this sale was deposited into a personal bank account.
- · a CAI certificate of deposit for $42,000 was redeemed and used for personal expenses.
- · contracts for the construction of colleges and schools were awarded without following any open bidding process
- · family members are paid handsomely for questionable jobs
- · the salaries of four drivers and three vehicles were paid with CAI funds. Two of the vehicles are registered in the name of the CAI Pakistan Trust; one is registered in a private person’s name.
- · as much as $28,000 was spent on air travel in a two day period.
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