Steve Wynn Met With Treasury Officials About Opportunity Zones After Stock Sale
“The Treasury secretary and other senior administration officials are millionaires and billionaires and they rub elbows with millionaires and billionaires,” said Delaney Marsco, legal counsel at the Campaign Legal Center, a nonpartisan group favoring tougher enforcement of ethics laws. “There’s a question about privileged access for wealthy folks.” The Wall Street Journal in January 2018 reported on multiple serious allegations of sexual misconduct against Mr. Wynn, prompting gambling regulators in Nevada and Massachusetts to begin investigating him and the company. That forced Mr. Wynn to abruptly resign from the company he founded more than 15 years earlier and to sell his 12% stake.
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