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Air Force vet who tried to help Trump build border wall with GoFundMe campaign indicted for tax fraud
He allegedly used some of those funds to pay for a 40-foot luxury fishing boat named 'Warfighter.'
Air Force vet who posed as Marine and tried to get rich off of COVID-19 relief efforts pleads guilty to fraud
How the fight over mail-in ballots threatens to undermine the votes of American troops
Demanding that ballots not be counted after Election Day could strip service members of their votes.
Feds say wounded Air Force vet used ‘We Build The Wall’ funds to buy luxury fishing boat named ‘Warfighter’
Money well spent!
Fourth member of Fort Gordon ‘colonels cabal’ gets prison time in bribery and bid-rigging scheme
A fourth member of the "colonels cabal" that schemed to exchange bribes for $20 million in government contracts at Fort Gordon was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday
Woman who faked her own death after she got caught defrauding the VA out of $300,000 is headed to prison
A woman who staged her own death to avoid going to prison for bilking the Department of Veterans Affairs out of almost $300,000 is very much alive, and very much headed to prison.
Former Marines and sailor plead guilty to $65 million Tricare fraud case
Three former military service members based at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to participating in a nearly $66 million fraud scheme that targeted TRICARE, the military's medical insurance provider.
A foundry provided faulty steel for the Navy’s submarines and covered it up, feds say
The U.S. Justice Department has reached a $10.9 million settlement with a defense contractor accused of producing substandard castings for Navy submarines at a Tacoma foundry and falsifying test results to cover it up, according to settlement documents filed Monday in U.S. District Court of Western Washington
Florida treasure hunter says he was tricked by a con man posing as a millionaire Army Ranger scientist
This is the most insane story you'll read all day
A Virginia man impersonated a Marine and swindled an actual Marine vet out of $250K
“We’ve been asking him to produce documents for five years. He had nothing.”
An Atlanta man allegedly tried to sell nonexistent face masks to the VA in a $750 million scheme
An Atlanta man caught the attention of federal investigators after he allegedly tried to scam the Department of Veterans Affairs out of $750 million by offering to sell millions of face masks that didn’t exist
Marine vet turned congressman Duncan Hunter sentenced to 11 months in prison
Former U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter has been sentenced to11 months in federal prison for conspiring with his wife to illegally use more than $150,000 of his campaign money for personal benefit.
2 Army reservists allegedly targeted widows, businesses and other vets in a multi-million dollar scamming spree
A pair of Army reservists are accused of running a series of scams that bilked widows, the elderly, businesses, and at least one veterans group out of millions of dollars over a two-year period
Florida scam tricked service members into buying meds, tests they didn’t need
"Ramamurthy used our military families, our elderly, and our disabled to bilk millions of dollars from our country's vital healthcare programs," prosecutors said.
Former Dallas Cowboys player found not guilty in $100 million Tricare scam
Michael John Kiselak was found not guilty in a kickback scheme that scammed the military's insurance program out of more than $100 million
A California orthopedics CEO is going to prison for bilking the VA out of $1.7 million worth of shoes
Veterans didn't get the specialized footwear and instead received shoes straight off the shelves from Sunrise Shoes.
Oklahoma Congresspeople slam private housing contractor at Tinker Air Force Base for negligence, fraud
Horn said Balfour Beatty "failed to live up to your responsibility for taking care of the people that are living in these houses."
Retired colonel pleads guilty to ripping off the military for millions in kickback scheme
Retired Army Col. Joseph Young admitted Thursday he joined the "Colonels Cabal" by paying bribes to get bids rigged for his company, at least one of which was for IT work at Fort Gordon.
Navy doctor and 2 veterans indicted in alleged $250,000 Navy insurance fraud scheme
The defendants allegedly fabricated insurance applications, forged signatures and altered hospital records that belonged to real patients
Former NASCAR girlfriend sentenced to prison for stealing from veterans charity
Patricia Driscoll, 41, of Ellicott City, Maryland, was found guilty in November on two counts each of wire fraud and tax evasion and on one count of first-degree fraud, according to court records. She led the nonprofit Armed Forces Foundation for 12 years
It was the biggest scam in Tricare’s history. Now troops may be going to jail
As of May 2019, the Justice Department has indicted and sentenced 74 people, with 50 more convicted and awaiting sentencing in the nationwide scheme perpetrated by at least 100 pharmacies.
Connecticut attorney pleads guilty to stealing $1.4 million from his own charity for veterans and military families
Litchfield, Connecticut attorney Kevin Creed pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing $1.4 million from the charity he founded to support families of military veterans
5 people indicted in Texas in scheme to steal millions from veterans
Five people have been indicted in federal court in the Western District of Texas on charges of participating in a scheme to steal millions of dollars from benefits reserved for military members, U.S. Department of Justice officials said Wednesday
Texas defense contractor charged with using cheap, knockoff parts for US military vehicles
A career Fort Worth defense contractor who spent time in prison for lying to the government is in trouble again for similar conduct, which investigators say could have compromised troop safety and led to the disclosure of U.S. technology secrets to foreign governments