Government Contractor Pays FEC $125,000 Penalty After Donating To Pro-Trump Super PAC
In August 2018, a government watchdog, the Campaign Legal Center filed a complaint with the FEC, alerting it to the donation. AshBritt acknowledged that it cut the $500,000 check, FEC records show, but the payment was charged internally to a personal account the company maintains for its chairperson, Randal Perkins. The FEC noted that AshBrit was unable to document that claim, but the commission ruled that the company’s violation was not knowing or willful. In June 2021, Perkins agreed to pay $125,000 civil penalty to the FEC.
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