GAO Finds Vet Pension Fraud
Week of June 11, 2012
A recent Government Accounting Office report states that more than 200 companies offer financial services that can help well-off veterans qualify for benefits by transferring or hiding assets so they can qualify for the VA veteran pension program. The VA veteran pension program is designed to help low-income veterans. To qualify, veterans must meet certain low-income criteria as outlined by federal law. Sen. Blumenthal has introduced a bill to protect the program from fraud.
Read the full article on the Military Advantage Blog.http://militaryadvantage.military.com/2012/06/gao-finds-va-pension-claims-fraud/