FTC shuts down sham veteran and police charities

By , Guest Columnist Updated: May 16, 2019 4:00 AM CT | Published: May 15, 2019 3:06 PM CT
Randy Hutchinson
Guest Columnist

Randy Hutchinson

Randy Hutchinson is the President and CEO of the BBB of the Mid-South, serving 28 counties in Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. He graduated from Western Maryland College and has an MBA from Wilmington College.

The Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation received $10 million in donations over three years, but spent less than 6% of it to help officers and their families. A judgment of $9.9 million was imposed, but only $100,000 could be recovered. The American Veterans Foundation took in $3.5 million over three years but spent just $47,246 on care packages for service members. 

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