$12 million tea party donation linked to TN - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

$12 million tea party donation linked to TN

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(WMC-TV) – A $12 million mystery donation to two tea party campaigns could be a crime. And now, it has been linked to Tenn.

Two election watchdog organizations want the Justice Department and Federal Election Commission to investigate the funds - mysteriously funneled through two unknown companies in Tenn.

The groups claim the money, spent on congressional races, appeared to violate a U.S. law prohibiting the practice of laundering campaign contributions in the name of another person.

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