- Matthew Whitaker was paid advisory board member for WPM
- Veteran: ‘I spent the money on a dream. I lost everything’
Donald Trump’s new acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, was involved in a company that scammed US military veterans out of their life savings, according to court filings and interviews.
Whitaker, a former US attorney in Iowa, was paid to work as an advisory board member for World Patent Marketing (WPM), a Florida-based company accused by the US government of tricking aspiring inventors out of millions of dollars. Earlier this year, it was ordered to pay authorities $26m.
It was a lot of money, and he blamed me for losing it
Link : Trump’s acting attorney general involved in firm that scammed veterans out of life savings