New York seeks to dissolve NRA over financial mismanagement

New York (AFP) – The state of New York sued the National Rifle Association and its leader Wayne LaPierre Thursday for financial fraud and misconduct, aiming to dissolve the powerful US conservative lobby.State Attorney General Letitia James said LaPierre and three other top NRA officials used the dues and donations of members for years as their “personal piggy bank,” spending tens of millions of dollars on themselves and cronies in violation of laws governing non-profit organizations.The four “basically looted its assets,” leaving the once wealthy group that pumped millions into Republican pol…

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