Florida Democrats today are expected to hand out thousands of dollars to veterans groups around the state, most in South Florida. The move comes after authorities made arrests in the illegal gambling ring investigation that resulted in the resignation of Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll.
Allied Veterans of the World, a charity that authorities said was a ruse, brought in $290 million from gambling at its nearly 50 parlors across the state during the last five years. About 2 percent of that money, roughly $6 million, actually went to charities.
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