VFW Suspends Activities Amid Investigation of Finances

Nov 15, 2015

A Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Huntington has suspended all activities amid an investigation of its finances.

Credit Dept. of Defense

The investigation of East Huntington VFW Post 9738 is being conducted by a committee appointed by the West Virginia Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Committee chairman Wes Shepard told The Herald-Dispatch the investigation includes a reported embezzlement. He says the post will remain closed until the investigation is completed.

Huntington police received a report that a post employee embezzled $13,000 during an event on July 21. Police chief Joe Cicarrelli told the newspaper that no criminal charges have been filed.