Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Florida Veterans Still in Need Because of Groups Like This!

Veterans charity raises millions of dollars at Florida rest stops, but where is the money going?
Veterans in Need Foundation has troubled past
ABC Action News
Adam Walser
Jun 5, 2017
In the charity’s most recent IRS filing, it reported collecting $448,000 in donations in the latest year available and almost $2.2 Million over five years.
TAMPA, Fla. - Convicted felons, drug users...even a registered sex offender…those are some of the people our I-Team found raising money for the Veterans in Need Foundation at Florida rest areas.

And many aren't even veterans.

The non-profit organization has a long history of complaints, but the state continues to issue them permits, allowing them to raise millions of dollars.

“If you can, $20 will house a vet for a week,” said Nicholas Koleff, as he manned a table in front of a rest stop in Hernando County.
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