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Mastermind of Navy veterans fraud will be tried in Ohio

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John Donald Cody is accused of defrauding people out of $100 million. John Donald Cody is accused of defrauding people out of $100 million.
Cleveland, OH -

A one-time fugitive is headed to trial today for allegedly masterminding a $100 million multi-state fraud under the guise of helping Navy veterans.  The scam covers 41 states, including close to $2 million in Ohio.

The defendant calls himself Bobby Thompson, but authorities say he's Harvard-trained lawyer and former military intelligence officer John Donald Cody.

Cody will be tried in Cleveland for allegedly defrauding people who donated to the United States Navy Veterans Association.

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