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Our Brave Heroes: one of worst cons of 2015, says Mirror

  1. In his last column for 2015 in the Daily Mirror, Andrew Penman round up the worst scams he’d written about during the year. His column is weekly.
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Rip-off professional fundraisers – on BBC Radio 5 live

  1. On 20 December 2015, I appeared again as a live studio guest on 5 live Investigates, the BBC Radio 5 live programme. The programme revisited charity scams involving professional fundraisers with excessive fundraising costs.
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The disappearing Mr Wallace

  1. On 30 June 2015, I noticed that the military charity Our Local Heroes Foundation had again redesigned its website. There was an important omission, though: patron Ben Wallace MP had disappeared.
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Our Local Heroes Foundation at Gadget Show Live 2015

  1. My 11 August 2015 post (para 2) reported that the charity Our Local Heroes Foundation was apparently still working with Prize Promotions Limited, the discredited professional fundraiser, when the charity exhibited at Gadget Show Live 2015 in April.
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Heroes and the Fallen website almost identical to Army of Heroes website

  1. The website of Heroes and the Fallen, a new unregistered military charity from Blackpool, is almost identical to that of Army of Heroes, another unregistered military charity from, er, Blackpool.
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Email from Support The Heroes – dated 5 December 2015

  1. Please read my previous post published 25 November 2015.
  2. On 27 November 2015, I emailed Support The Heroes inviting a public response to that post about the charity and the Daily Mirror report (19 November 2015).
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