New York sues to have NRA dissolved due to ‘fraud and abuse’
According to the state AG, the gun association has ‘gone unchecked for decades while top executives funneled millions into their own pockets’
New York — New York is seeking to dissolve the National Rifle Association (NRA) as the state attorney-general accuses the gun rights group and four senior officials of engaging in a huge fraud against donors.
A sprawling lawsuit filed on Thursday in state court in Manhattan alleges the NRA diverted charitable donations for years to enrich the organisation’s top executives in violation of laws governing non-profits, New York attorney-general Letitia James said in a statement. The state is also demanding millions of dollars in restitution and penalties...