Willie Wilson’s foundation hasn’t filed paperwork with IL AG since 2016
Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018
* If you search the Illinois attorney general’s charitable trust database (click here) for the Dr. Willie Wilson Foundation, you won’t find anything.
That sometimes doesn’t mean anything because there can occasionally be a data entry backlog or some other glitch. So I reached out to the AG’s office yesterday and asked what was up.
They got back to me just before 4:30 yesterday afternoon with this message: “They are not up to date with us.”
The AG’s office, I’m told, reached out to Wilson’s foundation yesterday, but nobody has called them back.
The last report the AG’s office has, I was told, is for 2016.
It’s unclear what happens next. There could be financial penalties if the foundation doesn’t comply, for example. And the AG’s office could conceivably shut down the foundation.
* From Wilson’s campaign spokesman last night…