Former National Guard Soldier Is Indicted

A former National Guard soldier accused of scamming people and businesses in three counties is indicted.

A 56 count indictment was returned against Jonathan Morgan of Leslie County.

Investigators say Morgan led most of the victims in Leslie, Clay, and Perry Counties to believe they were supporting the Kentucky National Guard.

According to the indictment, Morgan made nearly four thousand dollars off the scam.


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  • by truman (scratch) messer Location: dewitt on Jan 26, 2009 at 12:34 PM
    I am retired from the MOUNTAIN WARIOUR BATTALION 21yrs,my wife died 2007 from cancer, I speak for all soldiers past,present,and future.We give money all the time,for people who need it,deaths home fires, etc.I dont judge people, i try and leave that to the good lord.We dont like individuals to take advantage of peoples compassion for soldiers/familys,as a soldier i condemn his actions,the code of conduct of the US armed forces-military or and cilvil authoritys should prosucute to the fullest extent.
  • by kathy Location: ky on Jan 25, 2009 at 07:03 PM
    im sure alot of this gos on we just dont here about it.here where we live theres aman going to christian peoples homes asking for money to go to lexington to get his wife from the hospital in actualality his wife was never there. that makes it hard for people that really needs help .you dont now who to trust even if you could.GOD HAVE MURCY ON THERE SOUL.
  • by Becky Location: Hazard on Jan 24, 2009 at 05:31 PM
    Im glad they are indicting him.That is a shame that he would even do that.
  • by namon Location: yerkes on Jan 24, 2009 at 04:54 PM
    this is a shame .Talk about dishoner if he is guilty he should get the max sentence

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