Rick Rogers – Military Headline News.
How much do you really know about your favorite non-profit?
A so-called veterans charity is accused of fronting a $300 million gambling operation.
Dozens are charged with racketeering and money laundering in the case. The Florida-based charity Allied Veterans of the World is at the center of the probe.
This isn’t the first case like this. In 2012 police charged a man for with running a veterans charity scam that swindled an estimated $100 million.
A self-proclaimed war hero will spend the next year cooling his heels in prison.
Danny Crane conned the Veterans Administration out of free medical care and one organization out of a trip to Hawaii.
He did it by posing as a decorated Iraq war veteran. When in fact is he spent mere months in the military and never deployed.
A draft U.N. report on U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan says they violated that country’s sovereignty.
We’ll learn more when the official report comes out this fall.
Rick Rogers is a defense reporter based in San Diego.