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NRA, longtime leader Wayne LaPierre face New York corruption trial – The Washington Post

NRA, longtime leader Wayne LaPierre face New York corruption trial – The Washington Post

NEW YORK — The New York State Attorney General’s civil corruption case against the National Rifle Association, its longtime leader Wayne LaPierre and other defendants centers on alleged mismanagement that cost the nonprofit organization millions of dollars.The trial, which is scheduled for opening statements this week, includes allegations that resources were pilfered from the organization for personal use, such as buying expensive clothes and taking luxury trips, and that mismanagement involved nepotism and corrupt practices.LaPierre, general counsel John Frazer, former treasurer Wilson Phillips and former chief of staff Joshua Powell have been accused of practices that undermined the organization’s charitable mission,… 

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