March 27, 1998 |
Ontario-based Mag Instrument Inc., which makes Maglite flashlights, was charged with two misdemeanor counts of making illegal campaign contributions stemming from allegations that company officers, no longer with the company, used employees to funnel money to two 1992 congressional campaigns. Gary Licenberg, attorney for Mag Instrument, said the company, under a plea bargain with the U.S.
March 11, 1998 |
One day after being sentenced for campaign finance violations, Rep. Jay Kim (R-Diamond Bar) flew to Washington on Tuesday, determined to resume his congressional duties even as some local Republicans were writing his political obituary. "I have great faith in the voters, and I don't believe that voters are going to reelect someone who has spit in the face of the democratic system of government," said Los Angeles Republican consultant Harvey Englander.
March 10, 1998 |
After a five-year federal probe that led him to admit the acceptance of more than $250,000 in illegal campaign contributions, Rep. Jay C. Kim (R-Diamond Bar) was sentenced Monday to two months' home detention--a ruling that allows the congressman to seek a fourth term in office. Without explaining how he arrived at the sentence, U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 19, 1997 |
An illegal corporate contribution that California Rep. Jay C. Kim has admitted taking from a New Jersey company and stashing in his personal bank account was channeled to him through a convicted felon who is currently under scrutiny in the Senate's investigation of campaign funding abuses, according to records and interviews.
December 4, 1996 |
The American subsidiary of South Korean conglomerate Haitai International was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday on charges of laundering $2,800 in illegal corporate campaign contributions to Rep. Jay C. Kim (R-Diamond Bar). Haitai America, located in Montebello, is the fifth South Korea-based company charged with funneling illicit contributions to Kim's 1992 campaign.