Posts Tagged ‘stanley straughter’

Hearings for Jeff Thompson Associates Pushed Into 2014

Four figures in the investigation into alleged Vince Gray shadow campaign financier Jeff Thompson were set to return to court next week, but no more. Thanks to another delay requested by prosecutors, the defendants won't be in front of a judge again until next spring at the earliest.
Thompson associate Jeanne Clarke Harris, whose guilty plea in July 2012 [...]

Another Jeff Thompson-Tied Straw Donor Pleads Guilty

Another week, another visit to federal court for a straw donor tied to Jeffrey Thompson. Just four days after former Thompson employee Lee A. Calhoun pleaded guilty to making $160,000 in illicit contributions, Pennsylvania businessman Stanley Straughter admitted his own role as a conduit for more than $130,000 in court today.
Straughter, who worked as a [...]

Eleanor Holmes Norton Gives Thompson-Tied Money to DC Vote

Unlike federal prosecutors, D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton hasn't found anything fishy about donations her campaign received from people tied to Jeffrey Thompson.
Last year, she claimed that none of the donations were suspect, even as Thompson friend and Norton donor Jeanne Clarke Harris admitted to being a straw donor. Earlier this week, her campaign refused to [...]