June 13, 2024

Former CEO Wayne LaPierre Ordered to Repay over $4 Million to NRA

On Friday, a Manhattan jury found former NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre liable for corruption, and he was ordered to repay the gun rights organization over four million dollars.

FOX News reported a jury found that LaPierre “for three decades misspent millions of dollars of the group’s money on luxury personal purchases.” AFP noted that the jury found that LaPierre used the NRA as his “personal piggy bank,” costing the organization $5.4 million.

AFP pointed out that LaPierre has repaid $1 million of the $5.4 million.

In a major victory, my office won our case against the NRA and its senior leadership for years of corruption and greed. 
 
Wayne LaPierre and a senior executive at the NRA must pay $6.35 million for abusing the system and breaking our laws.

— NY AG James (@NewYorkStateAG) February 23, 2024

LaPierre took the reins of the NRA in 1991 and stepped down last month.

Breitbart News tried for years to interview LaPierre but was always given a reason why the interview could not happen or needed to wait.

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Amendment columnist for Breitbart News and the writer/curator of Down Range with AWR Hawkins, a weekly newsletter focused on all things Second Amendment, also for Breitbart News. He is the political analyst for Armed American Radio and a pro-staffer for Pulsar Night Vision. He was a Visiting Fellow at the Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal in 2010 and holds a Ph.D. in Military History, with a focus on the Vietnam War (brown water navy), U.S. Navy since Inception, the Civil War, and Early Modern Europe. Follow him on Instagram: @awr_hawkins. You can sign up to get Down Range at breitbart.com/downrange. Reach him directly at awrhawkins@breitbart.com.

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