Attorney General files lawsuit against veterans' charity
November 27, 2019
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson last Wednesday announced a lawsuit against non-profit organization Veterans Independent Enterprises of Washington (VIEW) and its operations manager, Rosemary Hibbler. Ferguson asserts Hibbler spent hundreds of thousands of dollars of the organization’s money for personal gain, including ATM withdrawals at casinos and her own personal bills. Meanwhile, VIEW failed to pay for repairs to veteran housing, wages to its veteran employees, and, at one point, laid off its entire staff and asked them to “volunteer” their labor.
After the lawsuit was filed, the judge granted Ferguson’s request for appointment of an interim receiver—someone who will...