Another Cancer Scandal? Vicki Shuts Down Charity Website Amid Scam Claims

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Oct. 12 2016, Published 10:12 a.m. ET

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First Vicki Gunvalson was accused of knowing about her ex-boyfriend's cancer scandal — and now the charity she is promoting to help raise funds to battle the disease is being questioned! can reveal exclusive details on The Real Housewives of Orange County's cancer scam.

Gunvalson, 54, has become involved the charity Kill All Cancer, even promoting the organization on the Bravo show.

Her co-stars and fans have questioned the motive of the charity that doesn't collect funds but "serves as a 'pass through' for you to make donations without fear that the money is being used in nefarious ways." All funds raised go directly to City of Hope.

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According to the California Attorney General's Registry of Charitable Trusts, Kill All Cancer was never registered with the office.

"We cannot find any record of an organization with the name Kill All Cancer registered with our office," a spokesman exclusively told "Organizations operating in California must register with the Attorney General's Registry of Charitable Trusts within 30 days of when they receive their first assets."

The website's GoFundMe page, which was created on September 19, 2016, has only received $143 of their $500k goal.

"Why wouldn't we just donate directly to the charities? What is the purpose of having a 'middle man' charity?" one commenter on the page asked, as another said, "Having Vile Vicki Gunvalson as a spokesperson for a 'charity' for cancer is the most disgusting thing that I have seen in a long time."

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The charity also does not have their 501(c)(3) status, which would make a non-profit organization exempt from federal income tax."

As of yesterday, the Kill All Cancer website has been taken down, with a "coming soon" logo. The website claims it has applied for status as a 501(c)(3) organization.

Gunvalson's co-stars have also slammed her involvement with the cause.

"The way it was explained was more about making money and convincing people she had nothing to do with Brooks' cancer scam," Tamra Judge wrote on her Bravo blog.

Meghan Edmonds also questioned the organization's motives by saying on Watch What Happens Live, "It's a website where you give the website money and then the money funnels it to other charities. Or, the website funnels the money to other charities. That's not a charity."

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