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SCAM ALERT - FOR OPEN DISTRIBUTION TO ALL MEMBERS

We have received a few phone calls from members who have been in contact with a gentleman by the name of Billy Newman. This guy is fishing for information and tells them he is a member of The American Legion. Some have talked to him about purchasing a life membership and is trying to get them to provide their bank account information. On one of them, he has a phone number and the caller ID comes up unavailable. The phone number that was given to me about this is 317-967-6675. I called the number and the voicemail message says he is Billy Newman with The American Legion.

An investigation has been opened and below are the case and complaint numbers:

Indiana Attorney General's office - Case # 11641793
Federal Trade Commission - Case # 138205801
Federal Communications Commission -Case # 4946314

If you hear from others who have fallen for this scam, please send it to me. I have a file started on this and want to keep records on it. Also, if you do talk to them, ask them how this Billy Newman contacted them. – what initiated the call? Was a fishing scam? Were they trying to get a hold of someone at the National Headquarters?


Thank you.
Regards,
Ken A. George | National SAL & ALR Liaison

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Veterans can obtain free license plates if they received one of the 27 meritorious service medals listed in the Department of Texas Motor Vehicles application. Below are the criteria to qualify and application .
Free Veteran's License Plates Criteria
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An Important Message from National SAL Liaison, Ken A. George regarding
Squadron Data Report and Consolidated Report

Annual Squadron Data Report - SDR (new form) due May 1, 2021

Consolidated Squadron Report -CSR (revised) due July 16, 2021

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