Senior Oxfam staff, including former Haiti Director Roland van Hauwermeiren (pictured above), reportedly paid for "full-on Caligula orgies" with survivors of the devastating 2010 Haitian earthquake. An investigation by The Times of London revealed multiple aid workers paid earthquake survivors for sex, including some who could have been underage.
The charity has been accused of covering up the scandal by allowing three men to resign and firing four others for gross misconduct. One of the men who was allowed to resign, van Hauwermeiren, was given a "phased and dignified exit" for fear of damaging the charity’s reputation. Prostitution is illegal in Haiti and the age of consent is 18, but Oxfam didn’t report any of the incidents to the Haitian authorities because "it was extremely unlikely that any action would be taken."