Campaign fund manager for California Democrats charged with mail fraud
September 13th, 2011
09:45 PM ET
3 years ago

Campaign fund manager for California Democrats charged with mail fraud

Los Angeles (CNN) - A prominent California Democrat campaign fund manager charged with defrauding a state legislator of $677,181 is in settlement negotiations with federal prosecutors, a law enforcement source said Tuesday.

Kinde Durkee, whose Durkee & Associates firm is based in Burbank, California, has been charged with two counts of mail fraud regarding the alleged misappropriation of $677,181 in campaign funds belonging to California Assemblyman Jose Solorio, a Democrat whose office is based in Anaheim, authorities said.

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  1. Rudy NYC

    The guy was a crook. Just because he worked for a Democrat, doesn't mean the manager was a Democrat, too. The article doesn't make that distinction clear. He was simply dishonest hired help.

    September 14, 2011 10:38 am at 10:38 am |