And they say, "Crime does not pay"

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    RPOF Jim Greer fundraising fraud: No prison time for former state GOP executive - OrlandoSentinel.com

    By the way, note to the editor: 65 is 52% of 125, last time I checked, 52% was OVER half.

    A commission? Is there any written agreement signed by the Florida GOP, signed by someone like a treasurer of the party who received no benefits from the deal, and Victory Strategies providing for a commission?

    More at site.

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    Mebbe there is a written agreement, Immie. But the two owners of the company were already FGOP employees with fund raising duties. They owed a duty of loyalty and service to the FGOP, and the skimming of ten percent of contributions by any means violated these duties.
     
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    If there was an agreement, in my opinion it better have been signed by someone other than Greer or Johnson otherwise it seems to me like it is a crime.

    If there is a written agreement, I will amend my statement, but I suspect since Johnson turned whistleblower, that there is no agreement.

    75 years, for $125k! Hehe... I certainly won't shed a tear.

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    Bear in mind, Immie, the FGOP is not a government body. It is not even a charity. As victims go, it ain't all that appealing. And blame should be shared by the Directors who fell down on the job of watching the employees.

    Really, this is just simple embezzlement and prolly don't deserve anything more than restitution and mebbe a couple years' prison time.
     
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    That is right it is embezzlement and that is all it is. It is a crime.

    The article stated that Greer faces 75 years in prison. I didn't say that was what he deserves.

    A crime is a crime and it does not matter who commits it or who the victim is.

    The way I look at it and presented the article was not about who the victim was but who the criminals were.

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