[Ed. – This is, in fact, the definition of laundering: making illicit funds appear clean by routing them through cut-outs. Big donors couldn’t legally give more than $2,700 apiece to Hillary’s campaign. But they could give millions to a PAC, which could distribute it to state chapters of the PAC, which then sent it to the DNC, which then, surprise,”shared” it at random with the Hillary campaign organization. The complaint alleges that that’s exactly what happened. And guess what — it’s a hypothetical scenario Democrats are always using to rail against Citizens United. A couple of reminders: 1) Donna Brazile said this was happening, in her recent book. 2) Amber Mostyn, the wife of the Democratic booster who committed suicide a few weeks ago — Texas mega-lawyer Steve Mostyn — was one of the biggest donors to the Hillary Victory Fund.]
“Based on publicly available FEC records, repeatedly throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, [the Hillary Victory Fund] would purportedly transfer funds to its constituent political committees, which included between 34 and 40 state parties,” reads a passage from a copy of the complaint reviewed by Fox News. “On the very same day each of these transfers supposedly occurred, or occasionally the very next day, every single one of those state parties purportedly contributed all of those funds to the DNC.”
CDP counsel Dan Backer said the scheme was a flagrant violation of a Supreme Court ruling that determined such moves were illegal — and broke FEC campaign contribution rules which state that an individual can contribute only $2,700 directly to a presidential campaign.