Horizon City American Legion, Post 598

141 Elsworth Drive, Horizon City, TX 79928 915-852-4823

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BEWARE!! Fraudulent Veterans Charity

Posted by Thom Skelley on July 29, 2010 at 5:45 PM


From: Jason Cain [mailto:jcain@vvmf.org]

Sent: Wednesday, July 28, 2010 11:10 AM

To: Gaytan, Peter S.

Subject: FYI...The United States Fallen Heroes Foundation

This group, The United States Fallen Hero Foundation, is a complete fraud. They've been using the families of our fallen brothers and sisters to raise money for a phony Memorial that was to be built in Texas. The PR firm they hired approached me to set up a meeting with me and Jan to get our advice on building a National Memorial, but things seemed fishy from the start. The PR firm later became suspicious of the founders activities and came back to me again for advice on how to proceed. We notified the Texas Attorney General and the FBI, but did not want to go public until we were sure. They have contacted thousands of families who have gotten very excited about this project and we didn't want to risk hurting them until we were positive this guy was a dirt bag. Well, the Attorney General's subpoena tipped of a Dallas TV reporter and he asked to have an exclusive. His story aired last night. I'm not sure if you guys want to do anything to actively warn people, but I just wanted to let you know about it. His website is still up and he's still raising money. He's claimed to have raised over $2 million.

  http://www.wfaa.com/news/investigates/Unanswered-questions-about-plans-for-military-memorial-99437514.html  Here is the Story.  Click on the link.

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