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Honor Flight warns of scammers PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Thursday, 14 February 2013 11:11
Honor Flight Northwest Ohio is warning veterans to be on their guard against scammers claiming to be from their organization.
In a press release issued Wednesday, David Chilson of Honor Flight reports that unknown individuals are calling World War II veterans in the area and "telling them they have been selected for a Northwest Ohio Honor Flight, and asking for their credit card information."
The release notes that Honor Flight flights are entirely free of charge to all veterans, and that all people associated with Honor Flight Northwest Ohio "would never ask for credit card information" either over the phone, in an e-mail, or in person.
Chilson said that at least once individual has been solicited by the scam, and did provide the caller with their credit card number.
"Our chief concern first is for the veterans," he said, "and second for the integrity of Honor Flight Northwest Ohio. We've built up trust in the community over the last five years and we don't want to see that jeopardized."
Those who have experienced a solicitation in the name of Honor Flight or Honor Flight Northwest Ohio are asked to contact the organization at (419) 410-7729 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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