Isabel Vincent and Michael Gartland report in the New York Post today:
Embattled state Sen. John Sampson’s campaign filings are peppered with missing cash and phantom refunds, The Post has found.
In three cases, money paid by political action committees to Sampson’s re-election campaign from 2009 to 2012 does not show up on his records.
“Since New York state Senator John Sampson was indicted last month on multiple federal charges of embezzlement, obstruction of justice, and making false statements to the FBI, the media is justified in taking a very close look at Sampson’s finances,” said Ken Boehm, chairman of the National Legal and Policy Center, a political watchdog group.”
“If Sampson’s political bookkeeping is off by tens of thousands of dollars, the public deserves an explanation.”
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