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Kathryn F Riviello91 Ball Street PortJervis, New York USA
Kathryn F Riviello Scamming money through death row dogs PortJervis New York
KATHRYN F RIVIELLO AKA Kate/Kay Riviello of 91 BALL ST. PORT JERVIS. NY. 12771
Has several counts of fraud all recorded in the NYC Courts system:
She was also reported to the IRS recently, institution to which she currently owes money too and is on a payment plan for unpaid taxes. The IRS will now investigate what all the money she has recently received has been used for and if in fact she reported this income to them. KATE/KAY/KATHRYN F RIVIELLO is not an approved IRS 501c3 non-for profit rescue or organization. She collects funds through her personal pay pal account and does don’t give access to donors for audits which include producing invoices from vendors she hires, receipts of purchases, and other pertinent paperwork. [continued below]....
Ms. Riviello calls herself an activist when in fact she is an unemployed middle aged woman without a profession or college education that lives off donations from kind donors she manages to reel in through social media pages such as Facebook and Twitter. Her latest creation in order to obtain funds from donors is to plan protests and charge people for their free time to be able attend her protests making false promises of shutting down the NYC ACC and build a no kill shelter. She also makes claims of working laws with councilmen which never materialize. Within the last year, she has posted two protests she charged people for but actually cancelled both events and never returned the money to the donors, some of them went public on social media requesting their money back but she blocked them from all contact.
KATE/KAY/KATHRYN F RIVIELLO is under an open “animal cruelty investigation” by the police of Port Jervis, New York who went to her house after neighbors constantly complained about a foul odor coming from her home. PETA also went to her house this past June 16th, 2013 after finding out she kept five dead cats in her freezer and consider this as “animal cruelty” because the cause of death of these animals is unknown and needs to be investigated. Also the fact that she has kept these animals in her freezer for such a long time raises big concerns about her mental health. Unfortunately Ms. Riviello didn’t allow access either to the police or PETA but a warrant to raid her property is in the works. The name of detective will remain anonymous until further notice.
Her latest scam creation is a protest she crafted taking place outside a mall in Staten Island on Saturday June 22nd, 2013 for which she is charging people $45 per ticket/person to attend a protest in a “free of charge public area”. She is trying to get 300 people to produce funds for this event, she is also charging $25 for t-shirts that must be worn at this event. That elevates the charge per person at $75 x $300 for a total of $22,500 going into Ms. Riviellos’ personal pay pal account.
This is preposterous and outrageous as none of this money will be used in fact to save death row animals or anything animal related nor will donors have access Ms. Riviello’s paperwork/accounting books.
We have alerted the authorities of this sting taking place on Saturday June 22nd, 2013 and it will be dealt with swiftly and very aggressively in order to stop Ms. Riviello of crafting anymore fraudulent events.
CONCERNED CITIZENS FOR THE ANIMALS.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 06/22/2013 02:01 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Kathryn-F-Riviello/PortJervis-New-York-12771/Kathryn-F-Riviello-Scamming-money-through-death-row-dogs-PortJervis-New-York-1061285. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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