The St. Louis Dispatch reports:
An advocacy group is alleging former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens improperly tapped his state campaign fund to help pay for his current bid for the U.S. Senate.
In a complaint filed Thursday with the Federal Election Commission, Washington-based Campaign Legal Center, a nonprofit focused on campaign finance laws and ethics, said the Republican spent more than $100,000 from his Missouri account to finance the startup costs of his political comeback attempt.
The potentially unlawful spending included payments to a longtime aide who is now his Senate campaign manager, as well as to public relations firms and media consulting firms, and for digital media costs, the complaint noted.
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An advocacy group is alleging former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens improperly tapped his state campaign fund to help pay for his current bid for the U.S. Senate.https://t.co/Evoi2zaBLn
— St. Louis Post-Dispatch (@stltoday) October 28, 2021
Recap: Eric Greitens allegedly, w/o consent, took photos of a woman he was having an affair with while she was (w/ consent) blindfolded and tied up naked in his basement. He threatened to release the photos if she told anyone of their affair. His wife was pregnant at the time. https://t.co/z7sDZ9r0OU
— Charlotte Clymer 🏳️🌈 (@cmclymer) February 22, 2018
The woman told lawmakers that as she tried to leave his basement, Greitens grabbed her in a “bear hug” and laid her on the floor. He started fondling her, pulled out his penis & coerced her into oral sex while she wept “uncontrollably.” https://t.co/6uOgKkkFqo #MoLeg #MoGov
— Jason Hancock (@J_Hancock) April 11, 2018
BREAKING: Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens officially resigns amid allegations of sexual misconduct and campaign violations.
— The Associated Press (@AP) June 1, 2018