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The embattled managed-care company owned by the man at the center of a federal probe into D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray's 2010 campaign was carrying $3 million in unexplained revenue on its books and had transferred $1 million to an unknown recipient, city agency directors said Thursday.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley last week wiped his hands clean of donations made to his 2010 campaign by businessman Jeffrey E. Thompson.
A high-profile campaign donor currently under federal investigation for his pattern of giving to D.C. politicians is also tied to more than $100,000 in contributions to Virginia candidates over the past 12 years.
A prolific campaign donor under federal investigation for contributions in D.C. elections is also linked to a quarter-million dollars given to Maryland politicians, including Gov. Martin O'Malley, two likely Democratic candidates for governor in 2014 and two prominent county executives over the past 13 years.
D.C. campaign-finance regulators were alerted long ago about potential violations involving big contributions to city politicians from businesses owned by D.C. contractor Jeffrey E. Thompson.
The federal investigation into widespread D.C. campaign-finance irregularities has moved beyond lawmakers and prominent donors to include a little-known transportation company that doesn't seem to drive many passengers but has delivered campaign cash to city politicians.
Businesses owned for years by prominent D.C. contractor Jeffrey Thompson engaged in a pattern of political giving that appears to run afoul of city campaign finance law, combining to give twice and sometimes three times the maximum donation to city politicians in a single day, records show.