Former Rep. Eric Massa, DN.Y., which resigned Congressman nearly three years ago amid accusations he groped colleagues and cohabited with junior-level male staff, continues to take his wife a monthly check from her campaign account, says one new disclosure from the Federal Election Commission.
Beverly Massa received a monthly payment of $ 692 in October, November and December for “accounting services,” according to the Massa for Congress committee. last report, filed this morning. She is listed in the documents as the treasurer of the committee.
Massa’s campaign account contained more than $ 62,000 as of Dec. 31, according to the report. But apart from the payments to Massa’s wife, the the only committee other payments By the end of 2012, legal fees, taxes and payroll services have gone inexpensively.
Beverly Massa used to receive even more compensation from the committee: Politics Noted last year Massa paid his wife about double what he does now.
The former congressman, who officially resigned in March 2010, was once popular among union interests and political action committees of Democratic leaders, who together donate hundreds of thousands of dollars to his campaign committee during his brief political career.
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