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BREAKING NEWS: NY AG files lawsuit to dissolve NRA,
alleging illegally ‘diverting charitable funds’

New York Attorney General James Makes Major Vaping Announcement
New York State Attorney General Letitia James speaks at press conference on Nov. 19, 2019.
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New York Attorney General Letitia James files lawsuit to dissolve NRA for ‘diverting charitable funds’

New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Thursday that she has filed a lawsuit against the National Rifle Association and four individuals, including longtime leader Wayne LaPierre, seeking to dissolve the gun rights advocacy group for ‘diverting charitable funds to support wasteful spending.’

James said the organization engaged in illegal conduct by diverting “millions of dollars away from the charitable mission of the organization for personal use by senior leadership, awarding contracts to the financial gain of close associates and family, and appearing to dole out lucrative no-show contracts to former employees in order to buy their silence and continued loyalty.

“‘My office filed a lawsuit to dissolve the organization in its entirety,’ she said at a news conference,” by Erik Ortiz, NBC News. Read more

Posted by Steve on August 6, 2020 at 9:07 am | Permalink

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