Conservative Political Fundraiser Pleads Guilty to Felony

Center for Public Integrity

Campaign finance experts described Mackenzie’s arrest as significant. “For many folks I wouldn’t opine quite this specifically, but I’ll say for Mackenzie the publicly available evidence shows that he has been at the heart of many of the worst scam PACs for a very long period of time,” said Adav Noti, a senior director at the nonpartisan watchdog Campaign Legal Center and a former associate general counsel for the FEC. The deterrent effect of Mackenzie’s arrest “should be particularly significant,” Noti said.

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