Daily Mail investigation accuses fundraising agency GoGen of targeting dementia sufferers
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Daily Mail investigation accuses fundraising agency GoGen of targeting dementia sufferers

7 Jul 2015 | Kirsty Weakley

The Daily Mail has claimed that fundraisers targeted individuals with dementia and used a loophole to try to dodge Telephone Preference Service rules after an investigation into agency GoGen.

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Daily Mail investigation accuses fundraising agency GoGen of targeting dementia sufferers

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