RAND alumni Kayla Williams took a swipe at my reporting on DisabledVeterans.org covering the Jim Turner veteran suicide in her call for VA to spend millions to counter the narrative using propaganda. By implication, if VA followed her advice, it would spend millions it has withheld at the vender Reingold, Inc (aka JR Reingold). Williams, the former VA director of the … [Read more...] about Did RAND Alumni Take Swipe At Veterans Advocate Over Suicide Story?
A report issued yesterday revealed Veterans Affairs is mismanaging its VA police force resulting in millions in overtime paid while some veteran patients go without protection. There are almost 4,000 VA police working for the agency at is 139 medical centers. Those individuals are supposed to work at securing property and preventing crimes. IG found that VHA facilities are … [Read more...] about IG: Veterans Affairs Confused About The Role Of Its VA Police
The Department of Veterans Affairs is dodging questions from two US senators about a veteran’s death following a VA Police altercation at Kansas City VA Medical Center. The veteran in question was Dale Farhner who died in May after an altercation with VA police outside the emergency department. A tipster reportedly told local press that Farhner was comatose after the … [Read more...] about Was Elderly Veteran Death Caused By VA Police Beating?
A Pennsylvania man pled guilty recently to defrauding a disabled veteran in the VA Fiduciary program of $316,360. The man, Jason Ehrhart, will serve out a sentence for his role in misappropriation of the veteran’s disability benefits as well as health care fraud. Ehrhart swindled the veteran, suffering from multiple sclerosis, of his VA and Social Security disability … [Read more...] about Man Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Disabled Veteran In VA Fiduciary
Former employee in VA Fiduciary Kenneth Devore was convicted Monday for many frauds including stealing $680,000 from an elderly veteran. Devore, also known as Kenneth Waters, was found guilty by a jury on all counts of fraud against him including wire fraud, theft of public money, mail fraud, financial conflict of interest, and making false statements. He was sentenced to 96 … [Read more...] about Former Employee In VA Fiduciary Stole $680,000 From Elderly Veteran