New York Attorney General Investigation

Trial Exhibit: 2020 Wayne LaPierre Memo Re: Employee Retention Bonuses

February 28, 2024

Filing Summary

In the fall of 2020, Wayne LaPierre wrote to Carolyn Meadows, Charles Cotton, and Willes Lee in order to inform them that he intended “to pay one-time ‘retention bonuses’ in January 2021” to seven employees, with bonuses ranging from $25,000 to $250,000. These employees were: Craig Spray, John Frazer, Andrew Arulanandam, Joe DeBergalis, Doug Hamlin, Jason Ouimet, and Linda Crouch. Docket number 3092.