The New York Times
Tuesday, February 28, 2012 -- 12:55 PM EST
Campaign Treasurer for New York City Comptroller Liu Is Arrested
The campaign treasurer for City Comptroller John C. Liu was arrested on Tuesday as a part of a widening investigation into Mr. Liu's fundraising practices.
The treasurer, Jia Hou, faces charges of fraud and obstruction of justice for what federal prosecutors say was her role in funneling illegal campaign money to Mr. Liu by using straw, or phony, donors.
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