In November 2015 the United States Department of Justice filed a Complaint against Project Philanthropy, Inc. d/b/a Donate for a Cause. In September 2016 Project Philanthropy d/b/a Donate for a Cause agreed to a final judgement which bars Project Philanthropy, Inc d/b/a Donate for a Cause from:
(a) preparing (or assisting other in preparing) any property appraisal that will be used in connection with federal taxes;
(b) encouraging or advising (or assisting others in encouraging or advising) others to claim charitable contribution deductions on any federal tax return; and
(c) organizing, promoting, selling, marketing or advising with respect to (or assisting others in organizing, promoting, selling, marketing or advising with respect to) any plan or arrangement regarding charitable contribution deductions claimed on federal tax returns.
The complete judgement can be reviewed at https://www.justice.gov/opa/file/898971/download