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CN Advisory: High Concern

Wounded Warriors Support Group

P.O. Box 750 Carmel by the Sea, CA 93921

EIN: 46-2415750

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On November 14, 2018, The Sierra Sun Times reported on the charges of improper conduct taking place at Wounded Warriors Support Group in an article titled, "California Attorney General Recovers Nearly $8.8 Million Against Corrupt Operators of Sham Charity for Wounded Veterans." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory on Wounded Warriors Support Group. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The Sierra Sun Times article.

  • On April 17, 2017, NBC7 published an article titled, "Attorney General Sues 2 Veterans Charities for Fraudulent Use of Donations." For more information, please see the NBC7 article.

  • On July 19, 2018, The Federal Trade Commission published a list of enforcement actions, which includes Wounded Warriors Support Group. For more information, please see The Federal Trade Commission list.


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EIN 46-2415750
Name in IRS Master File WOUNDED WARRIORS SUPPORT GROUP
NTEE Code W30
NTEE Classification Military, Veterans' Organizations
NTEE Type Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 2014
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

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Charity Contact Info

Wounded Warriors Support Group
P.O. Box 750
Carmel by the Sea, CA 93921
EIN: 46-2415750


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