The Nation reports:
James O’Keefe, the founder and until this past February CEO of the right-wing nonprofit Project Veritas, is currently under investigation by the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office. While the exact nature of the investigation is not yet public, the timing would suggest that it relates to O’Keefe’s alleged financial improprieties during his tenure as the group’s chairman and CEO.
Back in February, O’Keefe was accused of spending “an excessive amount of donor funds in the last three years on personal luxuries” by the conservative nonprofit’s own board of directors, amid their very public feud over the management and future of Veritas. The Westchester DA’s probe follows a raft of civil lawsuits, criminal investigations, and six-figure court losses that have trailed the group under O’Keefe’s leadership.
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James O’Keefe said he was exposing waste, fraud & abuse: Now he’s Under Investigation for Looting Project Veritas https://t.co/fzz8G6Zuuu
— Jane Mayer (@JaneMayerNYer) August 18, 2023