contributions in the name of another

Corporate CFO Pleads Guilty to Campaign Finance Violations

The chief financial officer of a corporation has pleaded guilty to a conspiracy to commit campaign fraud, as well as other charges, that could bring pressure on the company's founder, whose trial on similar charges starts on June 2.  

Michael Giorgio , CFO of the SCI in Ohio, pleaded guilty on Monday to seven charges, including obstruction of justice, conspiracy to commit campaign fraud, witness tampering, and making a false statement.  

Gillibrand's Campaign and Others Pay Civil Penalties to FEC

The Federal Election Commission has announced  civil penalties for campaign finance violations by the committees of a current U.S. Senator, a former presidential candidate, and a New York corporation.  

The campaign committee of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand , D-N.Y., and its treasurer, have agreed to pay a $8,000 civil penalty for failing to disclose accurately $12,124 in receipts and $229,479 in disbursements in ten disclosure reports filed during the 2010 and 2012 election cycles. MUR 6757 .  

Guilty Plea for Foreign Money in U.S. Campaigns

A California luxury car dealer pleaded guilty Thursday to a scheme that moved hundreds of thousands of dollars from a foreign national into U.S. campaigns.  

Marc Alan Chase  pleaded guilty Thursday to eight counts of violating federal campaign finance laws, including making a contribution in the name of another, conspiracy, and aiding and abetting contributions by a foreign national.