The FBI Is Probing A Hawaii Defense Contractor's Donations to US Sen. Susan Collins

Honolulu Civil Beat

According to a recently unsealed search warrant affidavit, the case stems from a $150,000 donation a mysterious Hawaii company, the Society of Young Women Scientist and Engineers, made to 1820 PAC, a pro-Collins political action committee. The Campaign Legal Center first raised concerns about the donation with the Federal Election Commission in February 2020, arguing in a complaint that the contribution appeared to be illegal because the company seemed to be set up for the sole purpose of hiding the true identity of the donor.

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