Legislators Say Campaign Treasurer Stole Millions

Law360, New York (March 1, 2012, 10:48 PM EST) -- Three California congresswomen and a state senator launched a suit Wednesday alleging their former campaign treasurer, who is currently facing criminal charges, committed fraud and breach of contract when she allegedly stole millions of dollars with the help of her husband and First California Bank.

The campaign committees for U.S. Reps. Loretta Sanchez, Linda Sanchez and Susan Davis and state Sen. Lou Correa launched two separate suits in California state court alleging Kinde Durkee embezzled millions of dollars from their campaigns.

Durkee, who in September was...
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