Senators told young Soldiers targeted by scams, predators
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As the drawdown in Afghanistan continues, Soldiers may become increasingly vulnerable to loan sharks and other predators. Because of the frequent and long deployments over the last 12 years, Soldiers have gotten accustomed to having more money because of the benefits associated with that, said Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno. Loan sharks and shady academic institutions are scamming Soldiers and their families said the Army's top leaders in testimony to a Senate Appropriations subcommittee.
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