I the Veterans Administration sets the tone for this kind of stupidity why do real veteran hero's no rise up and demand dissolution of these scams. This, again, is not the best, but it is good. Prosecutors say there were other members of the group, but their names were not included in the indictment. When I had my first chance to chat with him I asked him about the bag. I than called Veteran Services who referred me to United Way. He is as fine a young man as you would ever want to meet. So, as you can see, they are not only giving pennies on the dollar, they are giving a fair amount.
I already support Navy Relief Society. How to Report a Suspected Fraud or Scam: If you suspect fraud, immediately contact your state or local consumer protection office. The defendants are accused of using several banks in Indiana — in Seymour, New Albany, Austin, Jeffersonville, Clarksville — and one in Louisville, Kentucky. As the organization moved into fiscal 2017 in October, Linnington said it was not clear how deep the losses would go. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. In accordance with Title 17 U. We do this out of respect for their dedication and willingness to serve our country, read the flier for the Wounded Warrior Fund.
Later in the round he told me the following. In addition, they have multiple board members and employees who are former Veterans Administration employees, including the former head of the Veterans Administration. The state also sued Matthew G. When it all comes down to it, it is very important to find charity groups that do what they claim to do with our money. Authorities investigating this scam, which spans over 15 states, have determined the perpetrators typically go by the names Andy Morgan and Douglas Pierce. On top of that, nearly 25% of their funds are used for fund raising, which generates 75 cents on the dollar. This fraud manifests in one of two ways: Job seekers respond to postings under various titles including front desk receptionist.
No financial donations, no homes built, no material donations; and according to their own website and commercials, it is not clear exactly what they do. Linville, posing as a member of the military, went by Sgt. But now, I have discovered that on top of being against the 2nd Amendment, the Wounded Warrior Project is a legal scam in which the vast chunk of donations made them go to executive salaries and lavish parties and the veterans they claim to help, by and large, are given trivial trinkets and used as fodder for photo ops. But if anyone know of another charity for veterans that is better, I could be convinced to change it. More: Treasurer stole from Hamilton County fire department for costume mask, funeral expenses, indictment says Related: Man had rifle with scope and bump stock outside downtown Indy hotel on day of Women's March Facebook: Follow public safety reporter Ryan Martin James Linville created the Wounded Warrior Foundation and the Wounded Warrior Fund, where he was president, records say. He claims to be a wounded veteran that understands being wounded in combat and wants to help other veterans. Join 1782 Fellow Patriots and subscribe to receive new posts by email.
We pay writers, editors, web developers, and other staff who work tirelessly to provide you with an invaluable service: evidence-based, contextualized analysis of facts. This includes the cost of transportation, special adaptive sports equipment, training from qualified adaptive sports instructors, lodging, meals and other expenses. Lying has become a national pass time and fund raising an occupation viewed by most people leading many of these organizations as legitimate no matter how illegitimate the methodology they use is. Call IndyStar reporter Ryan Martin at 317 444-6294. We will find various types of things easily and without any effort from online media. They have created a large organization which is paying the directors and employees large salaries. Anonymous If this is a scam throw all those scumbags who run it in jail and give the money directly to the wounded vets who need it As a non wounded vet myself it makes me mad as hell anyone would scam vets out of the money they need.
To be the one that has the biggest impact and support others, we have to continue our investment in fundraising. Cobb County law enforcement has been notified of this individual and is currently investigating. Years ago I quit letting the Red Cross have even a penny. I leave it up to every American to investigate on your own; do not take my word for it. The goal was to cut deep, cut once, then restore whatever confidence was lost to quickly build programs, he said.
On Monday, I played the Disney, Lake Buena Vista course. Came across this article today. So yeah…stop wasting your money by padding overpaid executives and give to organizations you know will spend the money on those in need. His areas of knowledge cover military, firearms, and emergency medicine. Linnington came in last summer promising to right the ship and quickly announced a reorganization, cutting 85 of 600 employees and trimming excesses in event spending. A call to Linville's attorney was not immediately returned Friday morning.
The four, whose actions date back to 2011, are now facing a range of conspiracy, mail fraud and wire fraud charges, according to the indictment in the U. Put me in a jail, I dare you, Linville said, according to court records. Members also used debit cards tied to the nonprofits' accounts to make purchases at a casino, liquor store and Redbox, among other places, according to court records. Of course at his age he wants to give money to them all and we are constantly arguing about this. That is not the best, but it is a far cry from being a scam. But now, I have discovered that on top of being against the 2nd Amendment, the Wounded Warrior Project is a legal scam in which the vast chunk of donations made to them go to executive salaries and lavish parties and the veterans they claim to help, by and large, are given trivial trinkets and used as fodder for photo ops.
Culotta, an attorney representing Watson, said her client has entered a plea of not guilty and she is cooperating with authorities. These agencies have the best available resources to investigate and prosecute these matters. Is Wounded Warrior Project Scam or Legit? While the Wounded Warrior Project circles the drain at the mid fifties when it comes to percentage of donation going to cause, another veterans charity, has 95% of their donations going directly to help veterans. Make a direct contribution today. And who better to benefit from that charity than those who have literally given life and limb for the freedom and liberty we possess today than the veterans who stood tall when their nation called on them. The federal indictment would come seven months later.