Skip to comments.Obama '08 campaign fined $375,000 by FEC
Posted on 01/06/2013 8:01:26 PM PST by TurboZamboniEdited on 01/06/2013 8:39:19 PM PST by Sidebar Moderator. [history]
Commission for reporting violations related to a set of donations received during the final days of the campaign.
The fines are among the largest ever levied on a presidential campaign by the FEC and stem from a series of missing notices for nearly 1,200 contributions totaling nearly $1.9 million.
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Four years late?
I guess it was impossible to get that news out before november 6.
Well...the FEC oughta be able to buy a piece of gum with THAT.
I’m certain Bath-House and buddies are shaking in their boots over this.
Big deal. Chump change.
And nothing about the foreign credit card donations and the lax controls.
Nothing to see here—move along.
Dubious donations: A case study
Here’s Evidence of Foreign Campaign Donations
Hypocrisy? CNBC Shows More ‘Foreign-Connected’ Money Goes to Dems by a ‘Healthy Margin’
It seems like a phony issue for the a struggling Obama administration to be promoting the allegations that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce may or may not be using foreign contributions to fuel political ads against Democrats. However, President Barack Obama would be best advised to make sure his party wasnt doing something similar before using the bully pulpit to push this meme.
On CNBCs Oct. 11 broadcast of Power Lunch, CNBC Washington correspondent Eamon Javers laid out the latest ramped up attacks on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce from the president.
Obama Turns Blind Eye to Credit Card Donation Fraud
What do Bart Simpson, Family Guy, Daffy Duck, King Kong, O.J. Simpson and Raela Odinga have in common?
All are celebrities; and with the exception of Odinga and O.J. Simpson, they also are fictional characters. And yet, all of them gave money earlier this month to the campaign of Barack Obama, without any apparent effort by the campaign to screen them out as suspect donors.
The Obama fundraising machine may owe its sensational success in part to a relaxation of standard online merchant security practices, which has allowed illegal donations from foreign donors and from unknown individuals using anonymous “gift” cards, industry analysts and a confidential informant tell Newsmax.
**OBAMAS FOREIGN DONORS: THE MEDIA AVERTS ITS EYES**
(He accepts credit cards including Macy’ s!)
**Fictitious Donors Found in Obama Finance Records**
Last December, someone using the name “Test Person”, from “Some Place, UT”, made a series of contributions, the largest being $764, to Senator Barack Obamas presidential campaign totaling $2,410.07.
Someone identifying himself as “Jockim Alberton”, from 1581 Leroy Avenue in Wilmington, Del., began giving to Mr. Obama last November, contributing $10 and $25 at a time for a total of $445 through the end of February.
The only problem? There is no Leroy Avenue in Wilmington. And Jockim Alberton, who listed his employer and occupation as “Fdsa Fdsa”, does not show up in a search of public records.
this is just BS.....
wake me if he pays it
I’m sure this will lead the network news. /sarc