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Charity scandal shameful

Just two years ago, the Wounded Warrior Project received $300 million. The CEO and founder Steve Nardizzi was well aware of this and decided, wow, we can really go all out for ourselves, not the vets.

Why, in the Saturday Spokesman Review was this article hidden inside the paper, when it should have been on the front page with a picture? Shame on The Spokesman.

When I think of the money they receive from people who have no doubt lost a loved one to war and the elderly who are on a fixed income sending money to this project and then just getting slapped in the face for their good deeds, it makes me sick. The last sentence in the article states “what the military calls fraud, waste and abuse.”

Steve Nardizzi and Al Giordano should have their houses seized, their cars taken and sold to make up for the loss. There is nothing you can do about the airlines flights, hotel rooms and food, but they should be held accountable. Shame on the judicial system if they are not punished to the fullest on this.

Carleen Reilly

Spokane


 

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