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Selected List of Cases

In Which the Civil Penalties Are $50,000 or Greater
Made Public Between 1980 – Present

(total includes all penalties paid by all the respondents)

(The civil penalty column includes a breakdown of those civil penalties of $50,000 and greater or the top four civil penalties in the MUR.)

 

MUR# MAIN RESPONDENT(S) CIVIL PENALTIES
5390 Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (aka Freddie Mac), et. al. [4/18/06] (corporate contributions/corporate facilitation/corporate conduit)

$ 3,800,000

   
5666
MZM Inc., Mitchell Wade, and Richard Berglund [10/31/2007]
$1,042,000
   
4931 Audiovox, Inc. et al [7/23/03]
(corporate contributions/contributions in the names of others)
$849,000 Total
Audiovox, Inc., et al.
Philip Christopher
$620,000
$130,000
     
5403/5466
America Coming Together [08/29/2007]
$775,000
     
5487
Progress for America Voter Fund
$750,000
     
4530/4531/ 4547/4642/ 4909 International Buddhist Progress Society, Inc., DNC Services Corporation/ Democratic National Committee, John Huang, et. al. [09/27/02] (foreign national contributions; contributions in the names of others; corporate contributions; corporate facilitation of contributions; foreign national participated in decision making process; soliciting, accepting, and receiving a contribution derived from a foreign corporation; permitting own name to be used to effect contributions; exceeding the annual contribution limit; failure to forward contributions and contributor information to the treasurer) $719,500 Total
-International Buddhist Progress Society $ 120,000
-DNC Services Corporation/DNC $ 115,000
-John Huang $ 95,000
-Green Stamp America, Inc. $ 70,000
-Michael Cheroutes/Hogan and Hartson LLP/George Psaltis/Psaltis Corporation/Christine Warnke $ 67,500
-Ernest Green & Phyllis Caudle-Green $ 65,000
     
5440 Media Fund $580,000
     
4818 Gene Stipe, Stipe Law Firm, Walt Roberts for Congress
[7/1/2004] (contributions in the name of others, excessive contributions)

$ 569,500 Total

  Gene Stipe $267,000
  Stipe Law Firm $101,000
  Charlene Spears $50,000
  Harold Massey $36,000
  Francis Stipe $35,000
  Michael Mass $30,000
  Larry Morgan $18,500
  Susie Beavers $13,000
  Jim E. Lane $11,000
  Paul Beavers $7,500
     
3540 Prudential Securities, Inc. (NY)
[12/22/94] (corporate contributions)
$ 550,000
     
5279 Charles Kushner, Kushner Partnerships, Bradley for President
[12/22/94] (contributions in the name of another, corporate contributions)
$ 515,345 Total
Charles Kushner, Partnerships, and Partners $508,900
Bill Bradley for President, Theodore Wells, treasurer $16,445
     
5187 Mattel, Inc., Fermin Cuza, Alan Schwartz [12/05/02] (corporate contributions/contributions in the names of others) $477,000 Total
-Alan Schwartz $ 195,000
-Fermin Cuza $ 188,000
-Mattel, Inc. $ 94,000
     
4398/PM 307 Thomas Kramer (FL/German) et. al.
[7/18/97] (foreign national contributions; contributions in the names of others)
$ 426,000 Total
-Thomas Kramer $ 323,000
-Republican Party of Florida $ 82,000
     
5428

Republican Party of Arkansas, Charles Mazander, treasurer [4/28/05] (numerous violations)

$362,500 Total

-Republican Party of Arkansas, Charles Mazander, treasurer $360,000
-Potlatch Corporation $2,500
     
5365 Citizens Club for Growth, Inc. [09/06/07] $350,000
     
6129

American Resort Development Association Resort Owners Coalition PAC [7/30/10]

(received prohibited corporate and foreign national contributions, misstated its financial activity on reports filed with the Commission between 2003 and 2008 and solicited contributions from timeshare owners through periodic billings without including required disclaimers)

$300,000
     
5511/5525

Swift Boat Vets and POWs for Truth, et. al. [12/13/06]

(failure to register as a political committee; failure to report contributions and expenditures; knowingly accepting excessive contributions from individuals; knowingly accepting corporate contributions; coordination)

$299,500
     
5268

Indiana-Kentucky Regional Council of Carpenters (as successor to the Kentucky State District Council of Carpenters) [10/12/04]

(union contributions; contributions in the name of another)

$ 297,000
     
5408

Rev. Al Sharpton, Sharpton 2004 [4/2/09]

(inaccurately reporting receipts and expenditures, receiving excessive and prohibited in-kind contributions and accepting impermissible corporate contributions)

$285,000 Total
  Rev. Al Sharpton, Sharpton 2004 [4/2/09] $208,000
 

National Action Network [4/2/09]

(making prohibited contributions)

$77,000
     
4128/4362 Grant M. Lally and Lally for Congress , et. al. (NY) [7/10/98] (several violations) $ 280,000
-One conciliation agreement that was for a majority of the respondents.
     
4953 National Republican Congressional Committee, Christopher J. Ward, treasurer [4/9/04]

(Use of nonfederal funds to finance federal election activity; failure to allocate shared federal-nonfederal expenses)

$ 280,000
     
5405

APEX Healthcare and James Chao, President [4/28/05]

(Corporate contributions; contributions in the name of another; failure to report in-kind contribution)

$275,000
     
5229

Service Employees International Union Political Campaign Committee, et. al.

$262,500 Total

SEIU

$75,000

NY Health and Human Service Union 1199/SEIU, AFL-CIO; Local 1199 Federal Political Action Fund; 1199 Service Employees International Union Federal Political Action Fund $187,500
     
5031

Friends of Lane Evans, et al. [06/28/05] (numerous violations)

$215,000 Total

Friends of Lane Evans

$185,000

Rock Island Democratic Central Committee $30,000
     
5138 Ferguson for Congress, Representative Michael Ferguson, Thomas and Roberta Ferguson [6/13/03]
(excessive contributions; improperly reporting contributions as loans)
$210,000
     
4884/PM358 Future Tech International (FL) et. al.
[1/28/00] (corporate contributions; foreign contributions; contributions in the names of others)
$ 209,000
-One conciliation agreement that was for five respondents.
     
5408 SHARPTON 2004; Contributions-Excessive;  Contributions-Prohibited;  Reporting;  [4/9/09] $208,000
     
5183

Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, Inc.; Citizen Education Fund, Inc.; Reverand Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.; Democratic National Committee; et al. [5/26/05] (Corporate contributions; failure to pay allocable expenses from the federal account/use of non-federal funds in connection with a federal election)

$200,000 Total

Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, Inc.; Citizen Education Fund, Inc.; Reverand Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. $100,000
DNC $100,000
     
4879/PM 374 Beaulieu of America, Inc. (GA)
[6/30/99] (corporate contributions/contributions in the names of others)
$ 200,000
     
5398 David LeBlanc: et. al. [03/26/06] (corporate contributions/ contributions in the name of another)

$200,000 Total

David LeBlanc

$100,000
Donald Boucher $50,000
LifeCare Holdings, Inc. and LifeCare Management Services, LLC $50,000
     
1237 Stanley Kaplan (NC) et. al.
[12/29/82] (contributions in the names of others)
$ 192,000 Total
-Stanley Kaplan $ 190,000
     
6078/6090
/6108/6139
/6142/6214

Obama for America, Martin Nesbitt, treasurer; Obama Victory Fund, Andrew Tobias, treasurer [12/10/12] (excessive contributions; foreign national contributions; contributions in the name of another; reporting)

$183,865
-One conciliation agreement that was for two respondents.
     
3585 Nicholas A. Rizzon, Jr. (MA), Tsongas Committee, Inc. (MA) et. al. [5/6/97] (several violations) Commission will accept a reduced civil penalty - See news release.

$180,500

[$111,000]
total

-Ekin MCallum $ 50,000
     
5753

League of Conservation Voters 527 and League of Conservation Voters 527 II, et. al. [12/13/06] (failure to register as a political committee; failure to report contributions and expenditures; knowingly accepting excessive contributions from individuals; allocation)

$180,000
     
5388 Jim Treffinger for Senate, Inc.; James Treffinger; Robert Mathers; [4/25/06] (excessive contributions) $171,000 Total
     
6234 Arlen B. Cenac, Jr. and Cenac Towing Co., LLC, as successor-in-interest to Cenac Towing Co., Inc. [08/16/2012] (contribution in the name of other persons; corporate contributions; excessive contributions) $170,00 Total
     
3672/PM259 Cherry Communications Incorporated (IL) et. al. [5/2/97] (several violations) $ 168,000 Total
-Cherry Communications $ 150,000
     
5357 Centex Construction Group, Inc; Centex-Rooney Construction Co., Inc.; Bob L. Moss ; Gary Esporrin ; etc. [12/18/03] (Corporate contributions; contributions made in the name of another) $ 168,000
     
5926

Republican Party of Minnesota [8/17/11 ]; failing to report debte and obligations (2) making excessive ttansfers from the Committee's non-federal account to ite federal account for allocated administtative expenses.

$170,000
     
2892/2846/

3004

All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd (HI)
West Beach Estates (HI)
Haseko (Hawaii) Inc. (HI), et. al.
[8/3/94] (foreign national contributions)
$ 161,225 Total
-West Beach Estates $ 38,000
-Haseko (Hawaii), Inc. $ 30,000
-Y.Y. Valley Corp. Royal Hawaiin Country Club $ 23,000
-Tetsuo & Yasuo Yasuda $ 23,000
     
5305 James M. Rhodes (NV), et. al. [3/9/06] ( corporate contributions/contributions in the name of another, excessive contributions)

$159,000 Total

James M. Rhodes, Rhodes Design and Development Corp., Bravo Inc. - d/b/a Rhodes Framing, Rhodes Ranch General Partnership $148,000
James A. Bevan $5,500
Madine Giudicessi $5,500
     
3508/PM 252 New Enterprise Stone and Lime Company (PA)
Valley Quarries, Inc. (PA) [7/11/95]
(corporate contributions; contributions in the names of others)
$ 157,500 Total
-New Enterprise Stone and Lime Co. $ 150,000
     
5453

Giordano for U.S. Senate Committee, et al. [2/14/06](excessive contributions; corporate contributions; contributions in the name of another/permitting name to be used; failure to accurately report receipts; exceeding the $25,000 annual contribution limit; failure to refund contributions; bank loan outside the ordinary course of business)

$156,169.07 Total

Salvatore Trovato

$99,000

Arthur A. Watson & Company, Inc.

$16,000
Michael Watts, Senior Vice President, Arthur A. Watson & Company, Inc. $15,000
Thomas Willsey, President, Arthur A. Watson & Company Inc. $13,000
     
5504

John Karoly, Jr. and Karoly Law Offices, P.C. [6/25/09]

 (reimbursing, and consenting to the reimbursement of, $13,000 in contributions in the name of another with corporate law firm funds)

$155,000
     
5386

IAMAW District Lodge 141, 141-M, 142 (AKA International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers); IAMAW Local Lodge 1487; Machinists Non Partisan Political League [10/25/05] (contributions in the name of another; union contributions)

$151,000
     
3492 Jesse Jackson for President ’88 Committee (DC)
New Yorkers for Jesse Jackson ’88 (NY)
[7/11/95] (several violations)
$ 150,000
     
5616 Pro-Life Campaign Committee [5/3/06] (failure to file disclosure reports timely; failure to accurately report receipts and disbursements $150,000
     
5754 MoveOn.org Voter Fund (MOVF), et. al. [12/13/06] (failure to register as a political committee; failure to report contributions and expenditures; knowingly accepting excessive contributions from individuals; allocation) $150,000
     
5238 Schumer ’98, et al [4/23/03]
(several violations)

$138,800 Total

-Schumer ‘98 $130,000
     
5379

Alex Penelas US Senate Campaign [ 9/10/08]; Contributions - Corporations; 

$133,500
     
5197 Republican National Committee; National Republican Senatorial Committee; Federal National Mortgage Association ("Fannie Mae");  [3/3/04]

(Corporate Contributions)

$ 132,000 Total
-RNC, Michael L. Retzer, treasurer $ 98,000
-NRSC, Stan Huckaby, treasurer $ 24,000
"-Fannie Mae"

$ 10,000

     
5818 FIEGER, FIEGER, KENNEY AND JOHNSON, P.C.; Contributions-In the name of another;  Contributions-Prohibited; [10/20/09] $131,000
     
5447 Missouri Republican State Committee - Federal Committee [09/08/04] (failure to pay allocable expenses from federal account; failure to report or accurately report receipts,disbursements, and cash-on-hand balances) $ 128,000
     
4648/PM320 New York Republican Federal Campaign Committee (NY) [12/30/99]
(numerous violations)
$ 128,000
-New York Republican Federal Campaign Committee/William D. Powers/Jeffrey T. Buley $ 128,000
     
 

Conservative Leadership Political Action Committee (CLPAC); American Target Advertising, Inc.;The Viguerie Company;ConservativeHQ.com; Edward Adams;Benjamin Hart; et al.[1/04/06] (numerous violations)

$124,000 Total

Conservative Leadership Political Action Committee (CLPAC); American Target Advertising, Inc.;The Viguerie Company;ConservativeHQ.com $100,000
Edward Adams $10,000
Benjamin Hart $4,000
     
3309 Dole for President (KS)
Campaign America (DC), et. al.
[8/9/93] (several violations)
$ 122,975 Total
-Dole for President Committee $ 100,000
     
5690 Jim Gerlach for Congress Committee, Michael DeHaven, in his official capacity as treasurer [4/11/07] (Contributions-Excessive;  Contributions-Prohibited;  Disbursements;  Reporting) $120,000
     
3360 Jack Kemp for President (VA)
Victory ’88 (VA)
The Kemp/Dannemeyer Committee (VA) [6/21/94] (several violations)

$ 120,000 Total

-Jack Kemp for President $ 100,000
     
5020 Gormley for Senate Primary Election Fund (NJ), Alan C. Staller, treasurer

$115,000 Total

-Gormley for Senate Primary Election Fund (NJ), Alan C. Staller, treasurer $22,000

-Atlantic City Showboat, Inc.

-Marina Associates

-Herbert Wolfe, Executive, Harrah's Entertainment, Inc.

-David Jonas

$53,000

-Mirage Resorty Inc. $40,000
     
5675 Americans for a Republican Majority Political Action Committee [07/20/06] (misstatement of financial activity; failure to report debts and obligations; failure to properly allocate disbursements) $115,000
     
5549, 5559

Adams

 

$115,000
     
5635

Conservative Leadership Political Action Committee (CLPAC), et al [1/4/06] (corporate contributions; excessive contributions; failure to disclose debts; failure to report contributor's occupation and name of employer; failure to accurately report purpose of disbursments; failure to amend Statement of Organization timely)

$114,000 Total

Conservative leadership Political Action Committee (CLPAC)

American Target Advertising, Inc.

The Viguerie Company

ConservativeHQ.com

$100,000
Edward Adams $10,000
Benjamin Hart $4,000
     
2602 Rhodes for Congress Committee (AZ)
[12/30/94] (several violations) -
Commission will accept reduced civil penalty (see news release)
$ 113,000
$ 30,000
-Rhodes for Congress Committee $ 108,000
$ 25,000
     
5767 REPUBLICAN ISSUES COMMITTEE [4/5/07](Reporting) $110,000
     
5611

Missouri Democratic State Committee [10/4/05] (excessive contributions; corporate contributions; failure to report receipt and transfer of contributions; misstatement of financial activity; failure to report debts)

$110,000
     
5702 COLORADO DEMOCRATIC PARTY [4/20/07] (Contributions-Prohibited;  Non-federal;  Reporting;  Soft Money) $105,000
     
4320 D.H. Blair & Co., Inc. (NY)
[10/28/96] (commercial use of contributor information)
$ 100,000
     
4322/4650 Joseph Waldholtz (PA)
Enid Greene (UT), et. al.
[11/18/99] (numerous violations)
$ 100,000

     
5959

MARTINEZ FOR SENATE - Contributions-Excessive;  Reporting; [10/10/08]

$99,000
     
6508 Republican National Committee and Anthony W. Parker, in his official capacity as treasurer [02/02/2012] (continuous reporting of debts and obligations) $96,000
     
4090/PM302 Firearms Training Systems, Inc. (GA)
et. al. [1/24/97] (several violations)
$ 91,000 Total
-Firearms Training Systems, Inc $ 90,000
     
4594/PM330 Frank Fasi (HW) et. al. [4/3/01] (foreign national contributions) $ 90,000 Total
-Longevity International Enterprises Co. $ 75,000
     
3972/PM 283 The Wilson Committee (TX)
[9/6/95] (several violations)
$ 90,000
     
5199 Bush Cheney 2000 Inc, David Herndon, treasurer  [4/20/04]

(failure to report receipts and disbursements associated with its recount activities)

$ 90,000
     
5208 Amboy National Bank, et.al. [1/7/03] (national bank contributions/facilitation of contributions/contributions in the names of others) $86,000 Total
-Amboy National Bank $60,000
     
3342/3111
DSR 90-16
Gephardt for President Committee (DC)
Gephardt for Congress Committee (DC), et. al. [7/5/95] (several violations)

$85,050 Total

-Gephardt for President Committee/ Gephardt for Congress Committee/ Richard A. Gephardt $ 80,000
     
5628

AMEC Construction Management, Inc.; et al. [10/21/05] (contributions in the name of another; corporate contributions; federal government contractor contributions)

$85,000
     
4919 Charles Ball for Congress, Just Briggs, treasurer; Adrian Plesha [4/22/04] (Fraudulent misrepresentation of campaign authority; disclaimers) $ 84, 000 Total
-Charles Ball for Congress, Just Briggs, treasurer $ 24,000
-Adrian Plesha $ 60,000
     
5027/PM390 Mark Nichols (CA), Gregorio Cervantes (CA) [1/26/01] (contributions in the names of others) $ 82,000 Total
-Mark Nichols $ 56,000
-Gregorio Cervantes $ 26,000
     
5851 DNC Services Corporation/Democratic National Committee [5/1/07] (Reporting) $ 82,000
     
5645 HIGHMARK, INC. [4/11/2007] ( Contributions-Corporations;  Contributions-Prohibited;  Other;)  $81,578 Total
  - Highmark, Inc. (Conciliation agreement: ppc) $54,078
  - Hironimus, Bruce (Conciliation agreement: ppc)

$20,000

  - America's Foundation (Conciliation agreement: ppc) $7,500
     
4286 General Cigar Company, Inc. (CT) et. al.
[6/6/97] (corporate contributions; contributions in the names of others)
$ 80,000
     
4704 American Family Life Assurance Company ("AFLAC") (DC) [1/30/98] (corporate contributions/contributions in the names of others) $ 80,000
     
4772 Sun-Land Products of California (CA)

[9/18/98] (corporate contributions/ contributions in the names of others)

$ 80,000
     
4693 Washington State Republican Party - Federal Account (WA) [3/6/00] (improper transfer of non-federal funds to federal account; excessive non-federal fund transfers to federal account for shared activities)  
4737 Washington State Republican Party - Federal Account (WA) [3/6/00] (receipt of impermissible loan by federal account from non-federal account)  
4868 Washington State Republican Party -
Federal Account (WA) [3/6/00] (improper transfer of non-federal funds to federal account; excessive non-federal fund transfers to federal account for shared activities)
 
MURS 4693/4737 and 4868 have a Joint Conciliation. $ 80,000
     
5577/5620 National Association of Realtors - 527 Fund [6/19/2007] $78,000
     
4638/PM307 Greenberg, Traurig, Hoffman, Lipoff, Rosen & Quentel, P.A. (FL) [2/11/98]
(foreign national contributions)
$ 77,000
     
665 {The National Education Association (NEA) is the national parent organization}
California Teachers Association and Association for Better Citizenship (CA)
Connecticut Education Association and Connecticut Education Association Political Action Committee (CT)
Kentucky Education Association and Kentucky Educators Public Affairs Council [06/13/80] (several violations)
$ 75,000
     
3620/3617/
3658/4010
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DC), et. al. [10/6/95]
(failure to report earmarked contributions; excessive and corporate contributions)
$ 75,000
     
3637 Kentucky State Democratic Central Executive Committee [3/14/97]
(several violations)
$ 75,000
     
4382 & 4401 Dole for President, Inc., Dole/Kemp ’96. Inc., Dole/Kemp ’96 Compliance Inc. [08/05/02] (excessive contribution; failure to report contributions; exceeded the overall expenditure limitations for the presidential primary elections; corporate contributions) This Global Settlement dealt with MURS 4382/4401/4670/ 5098/5099/5170/5171. $75,000

     
5263 Florio for Senate Committee, Inc. [11/13/02] (excessive contributions) $75,000
     
6468

Empire State Regional Council of Carpenters [8/22/11 ]

(failed to forward contributions to the Federal PAC in a timely manner; failed to ensure that its collecting agent forwarded funds to it in a timely manner.)

$75,000
     
2893 Westwood One, Inc. (CA), et. al. [1/15/92] (corporate contributions; contributions in the names of others) $72,300 Total
-Norman J. Pattiz (CA) $26,000
-Westwood One, Inc. (CA) $26,000
-William J. Battison (CA) $8,000
-Gary J. Yusko (CA) $8,000
     
5648 J. Edgar Broyhill, II and Broyhill for Congress [07/19/06] (failure to timely file form 10s (Notification of Expenditures from Personal Funds) $71,100
     
4961 DNC Services Corporation/Democratic National Committee [06/13/02] (misdeposited contributions; excessive contributions; failure to accurately report initial receipt of contributions and subsequent transfers) $70,000
     
2073 Cranston for President Committee, Inc. (NY) et. al. [6/29/89] (several violations) $ 68,275 Total
-Cranston for President Committee, Inc., et. al. $50,000
     
5607 James R. Socas; Socas for Congress (VA) [03/16/06] (failure to timely file Form 10s - Notification of Expenditures from Personal Funds; failure to file Schedule C; failure to accurately report source of loans) $68,250
     
2241 Mondale for President [01/09/87] (exceeded overall expenditure limitation; exceeded state expenditure limits for IA, ME, and NH; failure to properly allocate expenditures and not report additional allocations; failure to report and itemize all refunds and rebates; excessive contributions) $ 68,000
     
3418 Friends of John Glenn (FKA John Glenn Presidential Committee, Inc.) (OH) [7/11/94] (failure to report accrued interest owed to four banks for loans) $ 65,000
     
3721 Perot ’92 (FKA Perot Petition Committee) (TX) [3/3/95] (failure to file 48-hour reports timely) $ 65,000
     
4064 Sherrill Morgan and The Committee to Elect Sherrill Morgan (NC); et. al. [7/10/98] (several violations) $ 65,000
     
4719 New Jersey Republican State Committee (NJ) [10/7/99] (failure to calculate ballot composition ratio for administrative and generic voter drive expenses; overpayment to the federal account from the non-federal account; use of prohibited contributions) $ 65,000
     
5041 Wuesthoff Memorial Hospital, Inc., et. al. [06/13/02] (corporate contributions/ contributions in the names of others) $62,500 Total
-Wuesthoff Memorial Hospital, Inc. $ 32,000
-Robert Carman $ 20,000
-Terence Murphy $ 8,500
-Rebecca Colker $ 2,000
     
2787 William Templeton (LA)
Paragon Resources, Inc. (LA) et. al.
[1/16/91] (excessive contributions; corporate contributions; failure to disclose contributions and debts timely)
$ 61,500 Total
-William Templeton (LA) $50,000
     
2717 Haig for President, Inc. (VA), et. al.
[7/5/95] (contributions in the names of others; corporate and excessice contributions)
 
2903 Haig for President, Inc. (VA) et. al.
[7/5/95] (corporate and excessive contributions; extension of credit by bank)
 
3367 Haig for President, Inc. (VA)
Committee for America (DC)
[7/5/95] (several violations)
 
MURS 2717/2903 and 3367 have Joint Conciliation $ 60,000
     
4796 Ray E. Norvell (NV), DeLuca Liquor and Wine, Ltd. (NV) [11/18/98] (corporate contributions/contributions in the names of others) $ 60,000 Total
-DeLuca Liquor and Wine, Ltd. $ 50,000
     
5270 American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees – Public Employees Organized to Promote Legislative Equality (AFSCME-PEOPLE) [1/7/03] (failure to filly disclose disbursements on its disclosure reports; failure to accurately report corresponding cash-on-hand in disclosure reports from January 1995 through September 2000) $60,000
     
5358 Morgan for Congress and John Morgan, Treasurer[4/23/2007] $60,000
     
4643 Democratic party of New Mexico - Federal and Non-Federal; Friends of Eric Serna for Congress; et al. [5/5/05] (excessive contributions; excessive coordinated expenditures; failure to report coordinated party expenditures; use of non-federal funds in connection with coordinated expenditures; corporate contributions; union contributions) $60,000
     
6447

STEELE FOR MARYLAND, INC. [8/26/2011]

Contributions-Excessive;  Other;  Reporting;  Soft Money; 

$59,500 Total
-Cook, Belinda

-Michael for Maryland Committee

-Steele for Maryland, Inc.

-Steele, Michael

$54,000

-Turner, Monica

-Ellington, Paul

$5,500
     
5366 Clyde Tab Turner; Turner & Associates, PA, et. al. [06/22/06] (corporate facilitation; corporate contributions; contributions in the name of another)

$59,500 Total

Clyde Tab Turner and Turner & Associates, PA $50,000
Edwards for President $9,500
     
6515 Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin; Tracy Aldrich; Robert G. Baird; Michael Drury; Richard Gale; John C. Gee; Troy W. Haase; Lance A. Hanson; Patrick Kilbane; Len Orlando; Ann Watzka; and Michael J. Woodzicka[08/02/2012] (corporate contributions; contribution in the name of another) $58,000
     
3925 Sports Shinko (HI), et. al. [9/30/94] (foreign national contributions) $ 57,000
     
3161/3104 "25,000 Annual Contributions Limit" case - 9 individuals - [3/17/93] $ 56,900
total
Harold Simmons (TX) $ 19,800
Donald Trump (NY) $ 15,000
Dwayne and Dorothy Andreas (IL) $ 8,000
Henry Kravis (NY) $ 8,000
     
6223 EDWARD ST. JOHN, ET AL [8/29/2011] $55,000
     
4208 Friends of Bob Bennett Senatorial Campaign Committee (UT) [5/2/97]

(excessive contributions; failure to file 48-hour reports; corporate contributions)

$ 55,000
     
4763 Texas Democratic Party (TX) et. al. [6/29/00] (excessive contributions) $ 55,000
     
3991 Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. (CA)
Drug, Hospital & Health Care Employees Union, Local 1199 (NY)
Brown for President (CA) et. al.
[7/15/97] (several violations)
$ 54,000 Total
-Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. $ 40,000
-Drug, Hospital & Health Care Employees Union, Local 1199 $ 14,000
     
2619/PM 240 Antonovich for Senate Committee (CA), et. al. [12/8/94] (several violations) $ 52,000
     
6524 Biden for President, Inc.; and Melvyn Monzack, in his official capacity as treasurer [04/27/2012] (supporting evidence presumptive redesignation) $50,000
     
5862

Friends of Joe Lieberman [3/17/09]

$50,000
     
4194 Mascara for Congress (PA) et. al.
[2/6/97] (several violations)
$ 50,000
     
4609 McDonald for Senate Committee (AL)
[6/6/97] (failure to file 48-hour reports)
$ 50,000
     
4617 Mike Espy and Mike Espy for Congress (MS) [5/22/98] (personal use of campaign funds) $ 50,000
     
4632 Nevada State Republican Central Committee (NV) [5/18/99] (failure to file disclosure reports timely; failure to amend Statement of Organization; received and made expenditures with authorization of treasurer during periods in which treasurer’s position was vacant) $ 50,000
     
5045 Patrick J. Buchanan (VA), et. al. [6/08/01] (spending in excess of candidate’s personal limit; failure to disclose outstanding debt; failure to collect and report contributor information ("best efforts")) $50,000 Total
-Buchanan for President, Inc. (VA) $35,000
-Patrick J. Buchanan (VA) $15,000
     
5685 Joe Turnham for Congress, et. al. [12/05/06] (excessive contributions; exceeding $25,000 annual contribution limit (2002); national bank contribution/bank loan not made on basis that assures repayment) $50,000

*Civil penalty amounts listed in columns are totals for all respondents in case, unless otherwise noted.

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