The 7 Eyewitness News I-Team has obtained a secret document that is raising questions about whether the Diocese of Buffalo is hiding or diverting money in anticipation of abuse lawsuits and bankruptcy.
The document — presented at a recent Catholic Charities meeting — is a plan for the organization’s 2020 Appeal, which would be conducted jointly with the Foundation of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. The document was presented by Rick Suchan, director of the foundation.
“It reminds me of a New York City shell game where they move stuff around, call it different names, funnel money, and you don’t know where it is,” said attorney Kevin T. Stocker, who has filed a civil RICO lawsuit against the diocese.
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