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After gaming probe, Fla GOP gives away $300k

15

March

From the Republican Party of Florida:

The Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) will donate $300,000 to the Florida Veterans Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit group, after learning that political contributions had been raised from an organization that now stands accused of using veteran's charities as a front for alleged illegal activity.

"RPOF respects our nation's veterans, and we have zero tolerance for this kind of activity," said Chairman Lenny Curry. "It is outrageous to all Floridians that anyone would use our veterans as a front for criminal actions."

After a thorough review of financial records in connection with this case, RPOF has received approximately $271,000 during the current and most recent campaign cycle from entities currently under investigation.

"This is a complex, ongoing case and new facts may develop," said Curry. "But RPOF has a history of supporting the men and women who serve in the military, and we will always do everything we can to support America's veterans. That is why we will contribute a total of $300,000 to this great organization and the heroes they help."


Read more here: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2013/03/rpof-to-donate-300000-to-veterans-group-after-internet-cafe-probe.html#storylink=cpy

[Last modified: Friday, March 15, 2013 8:23pm]

    

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