Good4Utah: Federal judge dismisses FEC case against John Swallow (In the News)

Good4Utah: Federal judge dismisses FEC case against John Swallow

There were new developments in an investigation involving former Utah Attorney General John Swalllow and businessman Jeremy Johnson.

Friday, a federal judge struck down a regulation by the Federal Election Commission, dismissing the commission’s lawsuit against the two.

At issue was the FEC’s regulation that expands liability for contributions made through straw donors. A straw donor is a person who illegally uses another person’s money to make a political contribution in their own name.

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