A former campaign worker in the failed congressional bid of former San Diego Councilman Carl DeMaio was put on probation Monday for spreading a lie that may have contributed to DeMaio's 2014 defeat.
After Todd Bosnich left the campaign, he told San Diego police that he had received an anonymous email threatening that he would never work again in politics if he revealed that he had been sexually harassed by DeMaio.
Amid the scandal, DeMaio, a Republican, was defeated by Democratic incumbent Scott Peters in the race for the 52nd District seat.
In June, Bosnich, 29, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of obstruction of justice by lying to the FBI about the email. He...