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National Veterans Services Fund worker also volunteered with local VFW

June 4, 2014

Cynthia Tanner, 52, 73 Stanton Road, who was accused of embezzling more than $186,000 from the National Veterans Services Fund in 2013, was also found to have volunteered as a bookkeeper for the Darien chapter ...

Darien women pleads guilty to embezzling veterans' funds

December 15, 2015

Cynthia Tanner, 54, was in Hartford federal court on charges of fraud and tax evasion related to her work with the National Veterans Services Fund, which is based in Darien. ... The Vietnam Veterans Agent Orange ...

Darien vets to see increased property tax exemption

June 7, 2017 |

For the new local exemption, the additional tax relief would differ from veteran to veteran. The specific amount for each homeowner would be 10 percent of the assessed value - up to $20,000 - of the property of ...

Case continued for Darien charity bookkeeper

July 2, 2014 |

Megan Spicer The case against a Darien woman accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from a national veterans charity was continued to July 30. ... Police said Tanner began embezzling from the ...

Kraft to serve as Memorial Day speaker

May 26, 2017 |

Kraft started as a Family Health Counselor in 1989 for National Veterans Services Fund, Inc., formerly Vietnam Veterans Agent Orange Victims, Inc. ... He has served the Connecticut VFW District One Surgeon, was ...

Darien Memorial Day guest speaker brings a life of service to the podium

May 25, 2017 |

Memorial Day guest speaker brings a life of service to the podium By Justin Papp DARIEN - Phil Kraft has dedicated much of his life to helping veterans. ... A friend of his was working at Darien-based nonprofit ...

Editorial: Call for reform at veterans agency

June 4, 2014

The group, originally named Vietnam Veterans Agent Orange Victims, eventually changed its name to the National Veterans Services Fund to reflect its expanded duties. ... When the Veterans Administration can't ...

National Veterans Services Fund worker also volunteered at Darien VFW

June 4, 2014 |

Stamford411 Maggie Gordon Cynthia Tanner, an employee with the Darien-based National Veteran Services Fund, is accused of embezzling more than $185,000 from the nonprofit organization. The woman recently charged ...

Passing the torch: New Darien Memorial Day Parade Committee formed

March 21, 2013

With the Monuments & Ceremonies Commission, Kraft, its chairman, will oversee the Memorial Day ceremony at the state Veterans Cemetery at the conclusion of the parade, which takes place at 10 a.m. on Monday, May ...

Darien native to be inducted into Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame

November 22, 2011

Kraft, of Darien, is the CEO of the National Veterans Services Fund and served with Admiral Zumwalt on the Agent Orange Commission. ... The Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame honors the very best of our state's ...

Obituary: Frank A. Valente

October 19, 2012 |

He loved to share his war stories with his children and grandchildren of how he was a recipient of two Purple Hearts and was awarded several distinguished service medals. ... Valente was tirelessly involved with ...

Woman accused of embezzlement placed on medical watch

June 2, 2014 |

Police said Tanner began embezzling from the National Veteran Services Fund five years ago and believe the amount could reach $830,000 once the investigation is complete. ... Police expect to file additional ...

Darien's Memorial Day parade begins at Goodwives Shopping Center

May 23, 2013 |

In 2011, he was inducted into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame for his lifetime of service to veterans. ... In 2011, Kraft was inducted into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame for his lifetime of service ...

Darien students honor America's heroes

November 18, 2012

Craig Schorr, a commander in the Naval Reserves and the father of Middlesex Middle School seventh-grader Katie Schorr, talks to the students about his service on a submarine during the Gulf War. ... Navy veteran ...

Darien Veterans Cemetery rebeautified

May 26, 2011

In order to raise the thousands of dollars needed for the project, they turned to Phil Kraft of the National Veterans Services Fund and began a fundraising effort. ... Marine Core League Lock City Detachment, ...

Duff thanks veterans, highlights new legislation that benefits veterans

July 3, 2012

Joining Duff and Leone at the event were House Minority Leader Larry Cafero (R-Norwalk) and Norwalk Mayor Richard Moccia as well as American Legion Post 12 Commander Buddy Scudder, Norwalk Veterans Memorial ...

Some veterans charities wrought with issues

June 16, 2014 |

Problems in Darien CharityWatch consistently has given the Darien-based National Veterans Services Fund an F rating. ... Unlike many veterans' charities, the Fisher House Fund does not use direct mailing or ...

Darien bookkeeper pleads guilty

December 15, 2015 |

By Alexander Soule A Darien woman pleaded guilty to fraud and tax evasion in embezzling $800,000 from the National Veterans Service Fund, using the money for personal expenses while claiming it was being paid to ...

Connecticut woman gets 2 years for embezzling from veterans' groups

April 30, 2016 |

Tanner was a bookkeeper at the National Veterans Service Fund in Darien. Authorities say Tanner used about $800,000 in veteran service fund money from 2009 to 2014 for expenses for her and family members. The ...

Connecticut woman gets 2 years for embezzling from veterans' groups

April 30, 2016 |

Tanner was a bookkeeper at the National Veterans Service Fund in Darien. Authorities say Tanner used about $800,000 in veteran service fund money from 2009 to 2014 for expenses for her and family members. The ...

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