OWVAOregon War Veterans Association (Salem)
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The state's lawsuit, filed in 2011, charges that OWVA solicited donations with the claim that the money would go to help veterans, that no more than 10 percent would be used for administration and that gifts were tax deductible.
Although Mannix says his involvement with OWVA was limited, the state believes otherwise.
The state's motion also says that OWVA paid Oregon Excellence LLC, Mannix's for-profit consulting firm, $505,000 between October 2008 and March 2010 for consulting work.