Will Hubbard, the vice president for veterans and military policy at Veterans Education Success, an advocacy group, told Military.com that regulators should have spotted the red flags with the church.

“I think your average taxpayer or veteran, or really anybody is going to be like, ‘How did this happen?'” Hubbard said. “The answer is poor front-end filters. A school like this should have never been approved for the GI Bill.”

The SAAs started cracking down on House of Prayer earlier this year, following a complaint from Veterans Education Success outlining allegations against the church and accusing it of “defrauding veterans of their hard-earned benefits.”

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