Fundraiser For NY Comptroller Indicted Over Donation Fraud

Law360, New York (February 15, 2012, 10:00 PM EST) -- A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted a campaign fundraiser for New York Comptroller John C. Liu on charges that he used so-called straw donors to funnel a large, illegal contribution to an unidentified candidate reported to be Liu.

Xing Wu “Oliver” Pan was indicted on one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and one count of attempting to commit wire fraud. Each count carries a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison. The charges mirror the ones in a criminal complaint filed against Pan...
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