Kansas veterans will receive more protection
against a kind of scam under a new program adopted by the state
The program was announced Wednesday. It requires all investment
firms to comply with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs rules on
veterans and their families.
Those rules prohibit charging a fee to help veterans obtain
benefits unless the adviser is an authorized agent and has a fee
agreement on file with the VA.
Kansas officials say there's been a rise in reports of financial
advisers charging veterans or their widows for advice they can get