FBI Alleges Hawaiian Defense Contractor Made Illegal Donations To Susan Collins Campaign

Maine Public Radio

Brendan Fischer, with the Campaign Legal Center, a campaign finance watchdog, noted that super PACs are not allowed to accept contributions when they know they're being made in the name of another. The Campaign Legal Center filed a complaint in February of last year with the Federal Elections Commission alleging that Kao created a phony company to hide Navatek donations to the 1820 PAC, a group that spent nearly $12 million boosting Collins' reelection bid with mostly attack ads against Democratic challenger Sara Gideon.

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