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Trial Begins for Bobby Thompson Who Ran Veterans Charity Scam

Monday, September 30, 2013 at 6:21 PM

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The trial of Bobby Thompson is underway in a Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court this week. He's accused of setting up a sham charity to benefit navy veterans, and swindling 100 million dollars from donors in 41 states. Thompson faces charges of identity fraud, theft, and money laundering to name a few. ideastream's Michelle Kanu spoke with Plain Dealer reporter Brian Albrecht about the case.

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Attorneys spar in opening round of Bobby Thompson veterans charity scam case

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