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Jeanne Clarke Harris Plea Agreement - Statement of Facts

Jeanne Clarke Harris Plea Agreement - Statement of Facts

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UNITEDSTATESDISTRICTCOURTFORTHEDISTRICTOFCOLUMBIAUNITEDSTATESOFAMERICACriminalNumber:Violations:
v.
18U.S.C.
§
371(ConspiracytoMakeaContributionintheNameofAnother,inviolationof2U.S.C.
§§
44lf,437g(d)(I)(D),andtoDestroy;Alter,orFalsifyRecordsinFederalInvestigations,inviolationof18U.S.C.
§
1519)EUGENIAC.HARRIS,Defendant.26U.S.C.
§
7206(1)(FraudandFalseStatements)D.C.Code
§§
22-1805a,1-1131.01(e)(ConspiracytoMakeaContributionintheNameofAnotherPerson)STATEMENTOFTHEOFFENSEPursuanttoRule11oftheFederalRulesofCriminalProcedure,defendantEUGENIAC.HARRIS("HARRIS")andtheUnitedStatesagreeandstipulatethatatallrelevanttimes:IndividualsandEntities
1.
HARRIS,aresidentoftheDistrictofColumbia,ownedandcontrolledtwofor-profitcorporationsregisteredintheDistrictofColumbia:BelleInternational,Inc.("BELLE")andDetailsInternational,Inc.("DETAILS").Sinceatleast2010,BELLEandDETAILShadofficesat1025ConnecticutAvenue,Northwest,Suite1000,Washington,D.C.,20036.2.HARRIShadaclosefriendshipandprofessionalrelationshipwithCO-CONSPIRATOR#1,whowasthesoleownerofCOMPANYAandthemajorityownerofCOMPANYB,bothofwhichareDistrictofColumbiafor-profitcorporations.
 
CampaignConduitContributionScheme3.TheFederalElectionCampaignActof1971,asamended,Title2,UnitedStatesCode,Sections431through455(the"CampaignAct"),regulatedfinancialactivityintendedtoinfluencetheelectionofcandidatesrunningforfederaloffice,includingtheSenate,HouseofRepresentatives,Presidency,andVicePresidency.4.TheCampaignActestablishedlimitsontheamountsindividualscouldcontributetoindividualcandidatepoliticalcampaigncommitteesandmulti-candidatepoliticalcampaigncommittees(commonlyreferredtoaspoliticalactioncommitteesorPACs).5.Topromotetransparencyandpreventindividualsandcorporationsfromcircumventingtheseregulations,theCampaignActprohibitedapersonfrommakingapoliticalcontributioninthenameofanotherperson,includinggivingfundstoastrawdonororconduitforthepurposeofhavingtheconduitpassthefundsontoafederalcandidateorpoliticalcommitteeashisorherowncontribution.
It
wasalsoaviolationoftheCampaignActforapersontoreimburseadonorwhohadalreadygiventoacandidate,therebyconvertingthedonor'scontributiontohisorherown.TheCampaignActalsobannedcorporationsfromcontributingmoneytocandidatesforfederaloffice.6.TheDistrictofColumbiaCampaignFinanceReformandConflictofInterestActof1974,asamended,D.C.Code§§1-1101.01through1-1151.06(the"D.C.CampaignFinanceReformAct"),similarlyregulatedfinancialactivityintendedtoinfluencetheelectionofcandidatesforDistrictofColumbiaoffice.TheD.C.CampaignFinanceReformActestablishedlimitsontheamountsindividualscouldcontributetoindividualcandidatepoliticalcampaigncommitteesandalsoprohibitedmakingapoliticalcontributioninthenameofanotherperson.2
 
7.Beginningasearlyas2001andcontinuinguntilatleastinoraboutDecember2010,intheDistrictofColumbiaandelsewhere,HARRIS,COMCONSPIRATOR#1,andothersknowinglyandwillfullyconspiredandagreedtogetherandwitheachothertomakecontributions,withinthemeaningof2U.S.C.§431(8)andD.C.Code§1-1101.01(6)(A),inviolationoftheprohibitionagainstdisguisedcontributionsmadethroughconduitsorstrawmencontainedintheFederalElectionCampaignActof1971,asamended,andtheD.C.CampaignFinanceReformActof1974,asamended.Specifically,HARRISandCOMCONSPIRATOR#1,beingawareofthelimitsonindividualfederalandDistrictofColumbiacampaigncontributions,circumventedthoselimitsbyfunnelingpersonalandcorporatemoneytofriends,familymembers,andemployeestomakeunlawfulpoliticalcontributions.8.HARRISandCOMCONSPIRATOR#1arrangedtomakeillegalconduitcampaigncontributionsindifferentways.Onmultipleoccasions,however,CO-CONSPIRATOR#1heldpoliticalfundraisersforbothfederalandDistrictofColumbiacandidates.Inconnectionwiththesefundraisers,CO-CONSPIRATOR#1arrangedtoreimburseothersforcampaigncontributions,includingHARRIS.CO-CONSPIRATOR#1directedHARRIStowritechecksfromherpersonalandcorporatecheckingaccounts,usuallyinthemaximumlawfulamount,payabletofederalandDistrictofColumbiacampaignsforwhichCO-CONSPIRATOR#1heldfundraisers.CO-CONSPIRATOR#1alsodirectedHARRIStoobtaincontributionchecksfromotherindividuals,includingfriends,membersofHARRIS'sfamily,andemployeesofDETAILS.CO-CONSPIRATOR#1promisedtoreimburseHARRISforHARRIS'sowncontributionsaswellasthosethatHARRISobtainedfromothers.HARRIS,inturn,promisedothersfromwhomsheobtainedcontributionsthattheircontributionswouldbereimbursed.3

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