Skip to comments.FEC fines Charlie Rangel $23K for apartment misuse
Posted on 03/27/2012 10:24:39 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
Rep. Charlie Rangel has agreed to pay a $23,000 civil fine for effectively taking campaign contributions in the form of a rent-regulated apartment turned campaign office, according to Federal Election Commission documents.
An FEC letter dated Friday says that Rangel, a 21-term New York Democrat, accepted excessive in-kind contributions in the form of leasing a rent-stabilized Harlem apartment at a price below market rate from the property owner.
Four years ago, Rangel faced scrutiny over living in three neighboring rent-stabilized apartments on the 16th floor of a luxury building in Harlem. But the new FEC findings were instead related to a one-bedroom apartment on the 10th floor of the same building that he used as a campaign office for two of his political committees without reporting the discounted rent as a contribution.
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This guy is such a POS!
NOBODY should be in Congress for 21 terms.............
Anyone else, ANYONE, would be in jail today.
NOW we're talking! $23K is a piffle for somebody as corrupt as Rangle. Not even pocket change.
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