NEWS: Millions In “Behested Payments” Funnelled To Politicians’ Pet Projects
What do career politicians do when their pet projects need funding? They solicit donations from political donors in the form of behested payments. While they are being lauded as ways for businesses and individuals to invest in their communities, critics have lamblasted behested payments as political money laundering. Almost $75 million has been donated to politicians’ pet projects since 2011.
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