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Topic - Leif Reid
A controversial Nevada lobbyist turned developer, accused in June of making illegal campaign donations to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, gave an unusual deal to the senator's son, Leif, on an $850,000 house his company built for him on land the younger Mr. Reid owned in Reno.
In February, he told The Washington Times that Wingfield Nevada had built his home, and that afterward there was a mortgage or lien on the property to secure his obligation to pay the firm for the house.
"It was not a loan," he said. "The deed of trust was reconveyed when my mortgage closed in April 2007."