LA Councilman Huizar Facing $10K Campaign Fine

EAGLE ROCK.PATCH - A receiver for a defunct affordable housing developer under investigation by federal authorities has agreed to pay $165,000 for alleged fraudulent campaign donations made to a host of former and current city officials, it was announced last Friday.
The Ethics Commission charged the owners the housing development company, Ajit Mithaiwala and Salim Karimi, with 33 counts of making contributions under assumed names to candidates including Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, former Mayor James Hahn and Councilmen Tony Cardenas, Eric Garcetti, José Huizar, Ed Reyes and Dennis Zine.    
Vol 10 Issue 100
Pub: Dec 14, 2012