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Wed Nov 10, 2021, 08:39 PM

DOJ indicts 3 people behind pro-Trump 'scam PAC' that prosecutors say raised $3.5 million but only s

Source: Business Insider

spent $19 on campaigns

The Department of Justice announced on Wednesday that it had indicted 3 individuals for allegedly running a "scam PAC" operation that swindled donors out of $3.5 million dollars - and only spent $19 on any campaigns.

Matthew Tunstall, Robert Reyes, and Kyle Davies have each been charged with some combination of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wirefraud, conspiracy to make a false statement to the Federal Election Commission, and money laundering. Tunstall and Reyes could face up to 125 years in prison, while Davis could face up to 65 years.

The trio ran operated two political action committees, including a pro-Donald Trump PAC called "Liberty Action Group" and a pro-Hillary Clinton PAC called "Progressive Priorities," both of which were registered in 2016.

Altogether, the two PACs raised roughly $3.5 million from donors around the country, including robo-call solicitations from the pro-Trump PAC that claimed Clinton would "release violent criminals and jail" and from the pro-Clinton PAC that urged respondents to "fight back against those who would drive us apart."



Read more: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/doj-indicts-3-people-behind-pro-trump-scam-pac-that-prosecutors-say-raised-dollar35-million-but-only-spent-dollar19-on-campaigns/ar-AAQytTZ?li=BBnb7Kz

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Reply DOJ indicts 3 people behind pro-Trump 'scam PAC' that prosecutors say raised $3.5 million but only s (Original post)
Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Nov 10 OP
LiberalFighter Nov 10 #1
Turbineguy Nov 10 #2
reACTIONary Nov 10 #4
left-of-center2012 Nov 11 #6
RayStar Nov 10 #3
eggplant Nov 10 #5
Chille Nov 11 #7
jmowreader Nov 11 #8

Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Nov 10, 2021, 08:40 PM

1. Republicans should use the PAC.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Nov 10, 2021, 08:42 PM

2. I'm ambivalent about this.

Yeah, it's illegal, but their marks were MAGARubes

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Response to Turbineguy (Reply #2)

Wed Nov 10, 2021, 10:44 PM

4. They played both sides...

... they had two PACs and one (claimed) to support Hillary.

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Response to reACTIONary (Reply #4)

Thu Nov 11, 2021, 05:30 AM

6. One was aimed at Clinton supporters

It is in the OP

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Nov 10, 2021, 09:07 PM

3. GOP

So many crooks associated with 45.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Wed Nov 10, 2021, 11:35 PM

5. At least they were biprtisan criminals.

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Response to eggplant (Reply #5)

Thu Nov 11, 2021, 09:34 AM

7. lol nt

 

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Thu Nov 11, 2021, 10:01 AM

8. Hmm...

A supposedly pro-Hillary PAC and a supposedly pro-Trump PAC that took in $3.5 million then spent nineteen dollars on political activity? Iím not sure whether we should give them twelve hours of the bastinado or applaud them for their willingness to try to rip off the entire world.

At this point, Iím leaning toward bastinado.

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