(CBS) — The Illinois Attorney General is suing a Chicago area man who has been the leader of a violence prevention charity and the lawsuit claims he only spent 7 percent of the assets on violence prevention.

The charity was called Sheri Ann & Her Boys.

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It was named in honor of Sheri Ann Coleman and her sons, who were murdered in their home near St. Louis six years ago.

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Sheri Ann Coleman’s brother Mario Decicco lives in the Chicago suburbs – and he ultimately led the charity.

Questions arose about how the money was being spent.

And Decicco said he had donated the bulk of it, anonymously, to a woman’s shelter in Chicago, but wouldn’t reveal the name of it.

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Now Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed suit against Decicco, saying he has misappropriated more than $33,000 and that only about $2,500 actually went toward the charity’s mission: violence prevention.