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January 4, 2014

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January 4, 2014

Joe Panzarella has recently stated that he and Big Ant have retired so there is no longer any Rescue Ink. The Facebook site is still there and you can read it yourself. This is great as they haven't done any rescues in years and according to their 2011 tax return, only 6% of their $30,000 declared income went to the animals when they state 100% of donations go to the animals. They are under numerous investigations and are nothing but thieves, scammers, and liars. Good riddance.

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Take down the Facebook site.

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A little

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2013

November 16, 2012
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November 16, 2012
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This so called rescue group is just scamming people into giving donations. The shelter they run in Long Beach Ny is owned by the City of Long Beach & Rescue Ink is under contract to run it only. After Hurricane Sandy they were asking for donations to rebuild the shelter when it is the responsiblity of the City to do this. In the summer they had a new roof put on and were again asking for donations to pay for the roof when the City of Long Beach paid for it. They do no rescues & just go to different venues selling their T-shirts & asking for donations. These are a lot of cash transactions. Where is all this money going? They have had maybe 12 animals in the shelter at one time & again the City of Long Beach pays all vet bills, utilities, everything but food which a lot of has been donated by Petco. Again where are all these donations going?? They should have a full audit where they have to account for every penny they bring in & spend.

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How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

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