Oregon Department of Justice Closing In On Mannix

Handling of charitable gifts for veterans is under investigation


The long-running Oregon Department of Justice investigation into the Oregon War Veterans Association (OWVA) is increasingly focused on Salem lawyer and frequent candidate for higher office, Kevin Mannix.Mannix, a former lawmaker who has run for U.S. Congress, Oregon attorney general and governor, performed legal work and other services for OWVA, a troubled 501(c)19 charity that purported to provide ...   More
Monday, January 28, 2013 by Nigel Jaquiss

Oregon War Veterans Association Responds to Kroger's Lawsuit

John Kroger

 On Feb. 15, Attorney General John Kroger filed a lawsuit [PDF] against the Oregon War Veterans Association, accusing director Greg Warnock of diverting $690,000 of the non-profit's money to personal use. Earlier, Ross Day, a lawyer representing OWVA, called the lawsuit a "political stunt." Day said Kroger's lawsuit aimed to discredit an organization that is active in supporting conservative causes.Day ...   More
Thursday, February 17, 2011 NIGEL JAQUISS

Oregon War Veterans Wheel in Big Gun to Block Release of Public Records

A Salem non-profit filed a federal lawsuit today against Oregon Attorney General John Kroger and Secretary of State Kate Brown. The lawsuit, filed by one of the country's highest-profile opponents of campaign finance regulation, is on behalf of the Oregon War Veterans Association. The lawsuit filed in in U.S. District Court in Eugene seeks to stop Kroger from releasing documents that the AG's ...   More
Friday, October 22, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS


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