John Edwards Must Return $2.2M In Campaign Funds

Law360, New York (March 16, 2012, 4:48 PM EDT) -- Former presidential hopeful John Edwards, facing a separate criminal trial in April over campaign finance violation allegations, must repay the U.S. Treasury $2.2 million in excess payments he received during his campaign, according to Federal Election Commission documents unsealed Friday.

In a Tuesday letter, the commission said it had conducted an administrative review of its July audit report and determination that Edwards must pay the Treasury $2.2 million he allegedly received in excess matching payments and had come to the same conclusion in a unanimous vote...
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