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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  • Attorney General’s Office warns of charity scams during Giving Tuesday, holiday season
    To make sure donors know their money is being spent wisely, the organization publishes annual reports and other financial statements on its website and on Guide Star, an independent organization that ...
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  • CASEY: Finally, money from charity scam will go to assist veterans
    The scam was busted by Jeff Testerman, a now-retired reporter for the Tampa Bay Times. In 2009, he was looking into the exaggerated military background of a Florida politician. One of the pol’s contri...
    11/13/2017 - 2:19 pm | View Link
  • 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
  • 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
  • Charity Bingo Saturday Night in Danville Benefits Local Charity
    Please call Elizabeth Nelson (925)560-2441 to purchase your tickets. Or mail your donation check to the Nayeli Faith Foundation PO Box 3192, Danville, 94526. Email You ...
    10/3/2014 - 4:11 pm | View Link
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  • Pet Insurance – Lottery or just Scam? | Trueler
    Just came across this now. Had my own really bad experience with OSPCA health insurance. I adopted a cat from a shelter that was recovering from an URI–almost ALL shelter cats have them. 3 months later she started getting sick again, though the vet suspected it was asthma and not a URI. $600 of xrays and treatment later, OSPCA rejected the claim on the basis that it was a pre-existing ...
    08/15/2018 - 7:13 am | View Website
  • 857-239-0877 / 8572390877
    Fundraiser or Disabled Vets, wanted $$ commitment him for info, said needed commitment, scammers
    08/14/2018 - 9:55 pm | View Website
    (LIMA, Ohio) — The Ohio Attorney General's Charitable Law section is seeking input from members of the public who have donated to a well-known Lima veterans' charity.
    08/14/2018 - 6:27 pm | View Website
  • DEFINITIONS of some relevant words (eg charitable, charity ...
    DEFINITIONS of some relevant words (eg charitable, charity, donation, third sector, bogus, scam, con, fraud)
    08/14/2018 - 11:10 am | View Website
  • Phone Fraud | Consumer Information
    Would you donate to a charity called Help the Vets? What about if you get a robocall that asks you to donate your car to “Veterans of America?” Unfortunately, just because the word “veterans” is in the name, it doesn’t mean that an organization... When your phone rings and it looks like a ...
    08/13/2018 - 2:15 am | View Website
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