Feds Wrap Up Donor Case Against NYC Comptroller's Cohorts

Law360, New York (April 30, 2013, 7:41 PM EDT) -- Two people linked to the campaign of New York City mayoral candidate John Liu were part of a corrupt scheme to use straw donors, a federal prosecutor told a jury Tuesday as he wrapped up a criminal fraud case against them.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Justin A. Anderson said in closing arguments that Xu Wing “Oliver” Pan, an alleged fundraiser for Liu, and Jia “Jenny” Hou, the candidate's former campaign treasurer, played key roles in a scheme to circumvent New York political donation laws and deliver money...
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