Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Political Fundraiser Admits Embezzling (washingtonpost.com)

Political Fundraiser Admits Embezzling (washingtonpost.com): "Political Fundraiser Admits Embezzling
By Henri E. Cauvin
Washington Post Staff Writer
Wednesday, February 16, 2005; Page B02
A fundraiser for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee admitted yesterday to embezzling more than $360,000 donated to the organization.
Roger Chiang, 33, who was the outreach director for the committee, pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of mail fraud and faces as much as 20 years in prison.

From August to early October, Chiang pocketed $360,475 in checks made out to the committee, according to prosecutors. The checks were then deposited by mail into an account he had set up at an Internet bank in the name of a nonexistent company "

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Reed Stockman said...

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