Couple accused in charity scam ordered to pay up

GREAT NECK - ? A Great Neck family has been ordered to pay the price for running a fake breast cancer charity. David and Mindy Winston are accused of scamming those who donated to the fake charity. The Winstons admit using the donations for lavish meals, trips and hotels. Yesterday, the couple was ordered to pay the state Attorney General $1.5 million, according to Newsday. David Winston faces up to six years in prison when he is sentenced next month. Mindy Winston is expected to receive five years probation. The couple?s children must pay $25,000 each.

Great Neck couple admits to running phony charity

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