straw donor


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straw donor

n.
A person who donates someone else's money to a political party or candidate using his or her own name.
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Failure to enforce the straw donor provisions would be extremely troubling," said Adav Noti, Campaign Legal Center's senior director for trial litigation and strategy.
Chatwal pleaded guilty in a straw donor scheme and barely escaped prison sentence and this played into the narrative of "crooked Hillary" - a catchy slogan that seems to have resonated with a large swathe of Americans, even those who were not Trump supporters.
Lifestyle is this big new market, we're focusing on that," said Chatwal, who became emroiled in an illegal campaign contribution scandal in 2014 which saw him plead guilty to funneling $180,000 from straw donors to three New York politicians.
Lobbyists Bruce Hawkins and Marvin Parks (another former legislator) also did work for Arkansans for Lawsuit Reform and also contributed to Maggio's campaign, but they don't seem to have been straw donors.
He pleaded guilty in May to charges he arranged for straw donors to contribute to New York Republican Wendy Long's failed U.
Washington, May 21 ( ANI ): Dinesh D'Souza, the conservative scholar who made the documentary "2016: Obama's America," has reportedly pleaded guilty to charges of using straw donors to make 20,000 dollars in illegal contributions to Republican Senate candidate Wendy Long in 2012.
It shows him pleading guilty to federal campaign finance laws after officials said he "used straw donors to make $20,000 in illegal contributions to Republican Senate candidate Wendy Long in 2012," reported (http://www.
Tanski is accused of circumventing election law and campaign contribution limits, with the assistance of six persons who allegedly served as straw donors, including co-defendants Katina Fogarty and Nicholas DiNova, Jr.
23 on charges of using straw donors in 2012, has reportedly said that he won't be intimidated by his indictment earlier this month on campaign-finance charges.
5 million dollars from the ISI since the 1990s through straw donors.