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Honor Flight scam circulating northwest Ohio targeting veterans

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Honor Flight of Northwest Ohio has flown nearly 1,400 veterans on 28 flights to see their memorials in Washington D.C. (Photo Source: Honor Flight of Northwest Ohio) Honor Flight of Northwest Ohio has flown nearly 1,400 veterans on 28 flights to see their memorials in Washington D.C. (Photo Source: Honor Flight of Northwest Ohio)
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The Honor Flight of Northwest Ohio says a scam is circulating in which veterans are being tricked into paying for flights.

It has come to the attention of Honor Flight Northwest Ohio that someone is calling World War II veterans in the area, telling them they have been selected for a Northwest Ohio Honor Flight. The scammer then asks for their credit card information.
 
Honor Flight Northwest Ohio flights are entirely free of charge to any veterans.  

Additionally, Honor Flight Northwest Ohio board members, as well as others associated with the organization, say they would never ask for credit card information whether over the phone, in an e-mail message, or in person.
 
If you experience a solicitation in the name of Honor Flight or Honor Flight Northwest Ohio, contact them immediately at 419-410-7729 or at hfnwo@bex.net.
 
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