Campaign Finance Scheme

Prosecutors: Liu Aides Didn't Count On Getting Caught In Campaign Finance SchemeProsecutors said Tuesday that in the midst of a fundraising drive for mayoral candidate John Liu, two of his aides met a man named Richard Kong who portrayed himself as a wealthy donor willing to go along with a scheme to skirt campaign finance rules.
Deposed State Sen. Monserrate Gets 2 Years For Campaign Finance SchemeDeposed New York State Sen. Hiram Monserrate was sentenced to two years in prison for using tax dollars to finance his 2006 campaign.