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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  • Fraudulent charity 'disgraceful' to vets
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    01/24/2019 - 4:26 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
  • Ohio attorney general warns public about charity scams
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    12/11/2016 - 4:33 am | View Link
  • Media Heroes Rescue Veterans' Charity Money From Scam Artist
    I didn’t want to do this where the press is all involved," he lied, adding, "If we could, I wanted to keep it private because I don’t think it’s anybody’s business if I wanna send money to the vets .. ...
    06/1/2016 - 7:45 am | View Link
  • AG: Veterans-charity scam bilked $750,000 from seniors
    The Arizona Attorney General's Office says it shut down a veterans-charity scam that bilked about $750,000 from seniors ... begin by telling victims their purchases would help disabled vets, but when ...
    11/4/2015 - 3:52 am | View Link
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  • How to Verify a Military or Veteran Charity is Real ...
    Unfortunately, some of them are scams. Learn how to make sure a charity is legitimate. There are dozens of great military and veteran charities. ... / How to Verify a Military or Veteran Charity is Real. by Ryan ... Never give too much identifying information. Some scams are designed to steal your identity. For example, a person may call you ...
    03/19/2019 - 9:16 am | View Website
  • Charity call to ‘Help the Vets’ was a scam, and so were ...
    Charity call to ‘Help the Vets’ was a scam, and so were many others, says FTC. By. ExpressLife - July 19, 2018. 0. 79. The Federal Alternate Price (FTC) constructing in Washington, D.C. ... falsely claiming that donations would slouch to veterans charities and were tax deductible, nonetheless were sold for private profit. ...
    03/14/2019 - 6:59 am | View Website
  • Watch Out For Veterans' Charity Scams : Charity Navigator
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    01/15/2019 - 4:55 pm | View Website
  • Charity Scams
    Read here to learn more about charity scams. ... FTC comes down hard on charities that scam veterans and Armed Forces members ... a list of what he calls the state's "20 worst charities" and is ...
    07/22/2018 - 7:59 pm | View Website
  • Charity call to Help the Vets was a scam, and so were many ...
    In addition to targeting filing complaints against fraudulent charities, the FTC has launched an education campaign to help consumers make sure they are donating to legitimate charities. Another ...
    07/19/2018 - 6:55 am | View Website
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