Federal politics reporter Sarah Kleiner was featured on CNN’s The Lead to discuss her story on a web of charities who say they’re raising money for veterans, but spend the majority of it on overhead costs instead.
Read the stories:
Veterans charity raises millions to help those who’ve served. But telemarketers are pocketing most of it
Charities employ controversial telemarketers to tug on heartstrings — and loosen purse strings
Telemarketer for conservative causes pays $250,000 fine
Watchdog dings veterans charities after Center for Public Integrity investigation
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