Ex-Fiesta Bowl COO Charged In Campaign Fraud Plot

Law360, New York (November 16, 2011, 6:58 PM EST) -- The former chief operating officer of the Fiesta Bowl is facing criminal charges that she illegally reimbursed campaign contributions from Fiesta Bowl employees to several Arizona politicians and made false statements on the nonprofit organization's tax forms, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday.

A federal grand jury in Phoenix returned a nine-count indictment against Natalie Wisneski, alleging that she made illegal campaign contributions in the name of another; caused false statements to be made to the Federal Election Commission; filed false tax returns; and committed conspiracy.

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