American Future Fund

Watchdogs to FEC: American Future Fund Appears to Be Violating Campaign Finance Law

Conservative Organization Appears to Operate As a Political Committee But Is Registered As Nonprofit, Say Groups

Contact: Angela Bradbery, Public Citizen, (202) 588-7741
Kevin Zeese, Protect Our Elections, (301) 996-6582

WASHINGTON, D.C. - American Future Fund, a conservative nonprofit group pouring money into the 2010 midterm elections, appears to be violating campaign finance law, watchdog groups said in a complaint filed today with the Federal Election Commission (FEC).

The FEC should investigate whether American Future Fund must register as a political committee for its huge expenditures in the election, making the group subject to recordkeeping, reporting and disclosure requirements, Public Citizen, Protect Our Elections and the Center for Media and Democracy said in the complaint, available at

[Click here to open/download complaint (PDF)].

 

Watchdogs Ask Justice to Use Criminal Statutes to Stop Crossroads GPS and American Future Fund Campaign Finance Violations

Ilene Proctor PR
(301) 858-6643

DOJ Has Statutory Obligation To Step In And Enjoin Use Of Tax Exempt Non Profits To Launder Secret Money And Manipulate Elections

PRNewswire

Washington, DC-Yesterday,  several watchdog groups dedicated to clean and honest elections sent a letter to the Department of Justice requesting that it immediately employ the criminal sanctions provisions of the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) to enjoin, investigate and prosecute Crossroads GPS and the American Future Fund for their "knowing and willful" violation of various provisions of the Act, such as failing to register as a political committee, failing to file political committee financial disclosure reports and failing to comply with the political committee organizational requirements.