Veterans in Need Foundation has troubled past
ABC Action News
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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