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FBI is investigating San Diego-area Rep. Duncan Hunter for possible campaign finance violations

FBI is investigating San Diego-area Rep. Duncan Hunter for possible campaign finance violations

U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Alpine) is under criminal investigation by the Department of Justice for possibly misspending tens of thousands in campaign funds.

The House Ethics Committee disclosed the investigation Thursday in a news release explaining why it was not pursuing its own investigation of the San Diego-area congressman.

According to an ethics report released along with the disclosure, Hunter “may have converted tens of thousands of dollars of campaign funds from his congressional campaign committee to personal use to pay for family travel, flights, utilities, healthcare, school uniforms and tuition, jewelry, groceries and other goods, services, and...

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