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“Serious regulatory concerns” at Our Local Heroes Foundation, says Charity Commission

  1. On 30 March 2016, the Charity Commission published a highly critical “case report” on Our Local Heroes Foundation (OLHF), a military veterans charity (registered charity number: 1142029).
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The Forgotten Heroes: charity with Ed Miliband and other MPs as patrons spends none of income on charitable activities twice – and only a tiny proportion once

  1. A military charity with Ed Miliband and other MPs as patrons has to date spent only a tiny proportion of its income on charitable activities. Astonishingly, nothing was spent on charitable activities for two years – financial years ending 30 April 2012 and 30 April 2014.
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Soldiers Off The Street: three trustees arrested on suspicion of fraud by abuse of position

  1. On 20 March 2016, the Mail on Sunday reported that three trustees of the charity Soldiers Off The Street have been arrested on suspicion of fraud by abuse of position: …
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Why isn't the Mark Burgan Memorial Fund a registered charity?

  1. A fund set up in memory of a Liverpool soldier killed in Afghanistan isn’t a registered charity, despite apparently raising tens of thousand pounds for a group of registered charities.
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Wounded Warrior Project execs fired

The two top executives of Wounded Warrior Project were fired Thursday by the board of directors.

Americans donate hundreds of millions of dollars each year to the charity, expecting their money will help some of the 52,000 wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Fundraising office of Soldiers Off The Street: update

  1. Two days after publication of my last post, Soldiers Off The Street has now changed what it says on the website about the alleged fundraising office (see para 15 in last post).
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