FEC Report of Super PAC Appears Suspicious
Posted at 3:46 p.m. on Aug. 27, 2013
A new super PAC has reported receiving $10,000 from a federal corporate PAC that says it has not given to the group.
A candidate or committee listing false identification of a contributor could be hiding the true identity of the donor and could face inquiries from the Federal Election Commission.
Heartland Resurgence, a new super PAC, that registered with the Federal Election Commission on May 9, has filed a midyear disclosure report covering Jan. 1 to June 30, which states it received $10,000 from Expedia Inc. PAC in Washington, D.C. No date was listed for the receipt of the funds.
The Expedia Inc. PAC report to the FEC for the six months of 2013 does not show any contribution to Heartland Resurgence. Expedia PAC personnel stated they had not given to Heartland Resurgence. In the first six months of 2013 Expedia PAC has only given to six candidates a total of $7,500, and $2,500 to a leadership PAC.
The statement of registration for Heartland Resurgence indicates the treasurer is Aaron Willard of St. Louis, Mo. Willard was also listed as a $200 contributor to Heartland Resurgence on May 1. Heartland Resurgence Inc. registered in Missouri as a nonprofit corporation on May 3.
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