AG Tong warns of scam targeting veterans

Connecticut

A warning has been issued about a scam targeting veterans

The Office of the Attorney General is investigating at least two cases where veterans were charged hundreds of dollars to apply for benefits through the Federal Department of Veterans Affairs.

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It is illegal to charge for preparation of veterans benefit applications in most cases.

Attorney General William Tong is reminding all veterans and their families that if something seems off with your benefits to report it immediately. 

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