The FTC and charity regulators and law enforcement officials in every state are taking actions against dozens of fake charities that have taken in tens of millions of dollars in donations of cash and vehicles and other goods, all part of scams that did not directly benefit veterans.        

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  • I TEAM: Exclusive Video–man busted in veterans’ charity scam
    Please enable Javascript to watch this video CLEVELAND - The FOX 8 I TEAM has obtained police body camera video showing a man investigators say was running a scam on a veterans charity ... the name of ...
    08/15/2017 - 1:45 pm | View Link
  • Gamer dies while attempting 24-hour stream for charity
    We were telling him, ‘Go to sleep. The stream can wait.'” Virginia Beach police said they responded to a 911 call for cardiac arrest. Vigneault was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause and manner o...
    02/24/2017 - 7:30 am | View Link
  • Investigation: Wounded Warrior Charity Only Spends 60 Percent Of Funds On Vets
    Millette worked with the project for two years before quitting from disillusionment, saying that the charity was little more than a scam to bring in money and ... some five-star resort and whoop it up ...
    01/26/2016 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Western Union and Better Business Bureau Warn of Charity Scams During Giving Season
    In some cases, scammers even pose as legitimate charities, in one variation of the so-called imposter scam. Western Union and Better Business ... rather than giving in response to a phone call or by c...
    12/3/2013 - 12:52 am | View Link
  • Western Union and Better Business Bureau Warn of Charity Scams During Giving Season
    In some cases, scammers even pose as legitimate charities, in one variation of the so-called imposter scam. Western Union and Better Business Bureau launched BBB Scam ... than giving in response to a ...
    12/2/2013 - 11:30 pm | View Link
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  • Watch Out for these 7 Key Veteran Scams.html
    How veteran scams take money from ex-service people -- and from us. ... Ask for their name, hang up and call the VA yourself to check. Dubious investment advice. ... (if they genuinely are veterans) or the amount donated to charity is small in relation to the amount you hand over.The other common trick appears in online auction and classified ...
    10/11/2018 - 3:38 pm | View Website
  • A guide to the best and worst veterans charities | Clark ...
    Avoid these veterans charities. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is out with a new list of bogus charities.In some cases, the FTC says the following charities pocketed 95% of donations intended for veterans:
    07/23/2018 - 9:28 am | View Website
  • Charity call to ‘Help the Vets’ was a scam, and so were ...
    The charity, which took in about $20 million from 2014 to 2017, must pay its remaining assets, at least $72,122.36 to one more court-approved legitimate veterans charities. Help the Vets founder Paulson, identified as a retired U.S. Army captain on the group’s GuideStar page, will also pay $1.75 million to one or more charities.
    07/19/2018 - 2:26 pm | View Website
  • Dozens of fake charities scammed donations for veterans ...
    Americans get a patriotic feeling when they donate to charities that help military veterans and current service members – a sentiment dozens of charities across the U.S. have exploited to scam ...
    07/19/2018 - 6:55 am | View Website
  • The 50 Worst Charities in America- How to Keep from Being ...
    Charities are broken up into five main categories: children, cancer, police/law enforcement, veterans, fire and other. These fifty charities account for more than $1.35 Billion in donations. Of that, $970 million went not to victims, but to the people who collected the money.
    05/20/2018 - 7:55 pm | View Website
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