Two women from Maryland have been arrested and charged with theft and fraud after they were found to have defrauded and robbed an elderly, infirm veteran.
Women Rob Veteran Of Car, House, and Savings
In addition to robbing the man of up to $250,000, the women, identified as Christina Marie Bozman, 57, and Christen Michelle Bozman, 32, allegedly stole the man’s vehicle.
Via the Salisbury Daily Times :
“The release said the veteran, who has not been identified, had serious medical conditions and a local dealership had provided one of the vehicles equipped with wheelchair capabilities free of charge. The vehicle was not used by the veteran because the Bozmans had taken possession of it.”
The two were charged with various crimes: Christina was charged with theft $25,000 to under $100,000; theft scheme: $1,500 to under $25,000; conspiracy to commit theft scheme: $1,500 to under $25,000; fraud ID info theft $1,500 to less than $25,000; forgery private documents; and issuing false document.
Meanwhile, Christen was charged with forgery private documents and conspiracy to commit theft scheme $1,500 to under $25,000.
Given how heartbreaking it is to see a veteran be taken advantage of, we’d like to look at some instances of people stepping up and helping veterans and their families.
Glendale, Arizona, banded together to rebuild a woman’s home after she lost her veteran husband and home in the same week.
Glendale Police responded to a call that Jean’s husband had passed away, our community came together to makeover her home 💙 she stayed with her neighbors while the home was completely rebuilt down to the studs #Community  #homemakeover  #veteran  #love  #operationenduringgratitude  pic.twitter.com/Ml1KbVDzF6 
— Glendale Police (@GlendaleAZPD) July 15, 2022 
This young boy worked to build a new mobility device for this disabled 25-year veteran.
The world 🌎 needs more of this 🙏🇺🇸🙏
Today, thanks to you, veteran Johnny, who served for 25 years in the Army, 🇺🇸 now has a much needed, brand new mobility device 🦼
More 📹📸 coming up 😃 pic.twitter.com/UYreMr5YPX 
— #KidsHelpingOurVeterans🇺🇸⭕️ (@KidsHelpingVets) September 11, 2022 
Veteran housing is a huge issue that isn’t talked about enough, but there are some Americans that are stepping up and doing their part to help out.
Diné U.S. Army veteran receives new home through the Veterans Housing Program pic.twitter.com/vge6KfeTvk 
— Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez (@NNPrezNez) September 6, 2022 
Today #AFSCME  Council 4 Retirees Chapter and our Veteran’s Committee went to the Rocky Hill Veteran’s Home. They donated $10,000 each housing for the Veterans, in memory of our dearly departed co-worker, Steve Curran. In addition, an AFSCME retiree donated an additional $25,000. pic.twitter.com/CE8w5kZX9N 
— Council 4 AFSCME (@AFSCMECT4) August 25, 2022 
We can’t forget our furry friends who help our veterans in need of companionship!
🙏🇺🇸❤️🐾 Our Therapy Dog, K9 Rika visiting with her Navy Veteran friend today! #spreadinglove  Helping Veterans One Paw At A Time! 🙏🇺🇸❤️🐾 pic.twitter.com/DG6kXF2LcF 
— Operation K9 Beethoven (@K9Beethoven) September 12, 2022 
Veterans experience suicidal thoughts at a higher percentage than many other groups. Instead of stigma and shame, we should work to show our bravest that there is hope and healing in their futures.
Suicide prevention is personal to warrior Dan Hanson. His brother Travis, a fellow Marine, died by suicide. Following his death Dan knew he wanted to help others. Read his story and see how he is helping #CombatStigma : https://t.co/h7Whm9EA7K #veterans  #SuicidePrevention  pic.twitter.com/CWhBMgOyve 
— WWP (@wwp) September 17, 2022 
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