• Pages

  • Twitter: CO West Tea Party

    • Giving people who believe they are not being heard by their Government a voice 8 years ago
    • Colorado West Tea Party is up and running it the Grand Junction Colorado area all invited. Leave your comments 8 years ago
  • Blog Stats

    • 549 hits
  • Advertisements

Democratic Fundraiser faces charges

NEW YORK -A Colorado man faces charges that he helped a wealthy Democratic fundraiser cheat banks out of hundreds of millions of dollars.
Federal prosecutors said Friday that Telluride resident Shahin Kashanchi provided fake documents letting his brother-in-law Hassan Nemazee (hah-SAHN’ nah-MAH’-zee) defraud three banks of more than $290 million.
Nemazee was the national finance chairman for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign. He later raised money for Barack Obama.
Prosecutors say Kashanchi was to appear in court in Grand Junction, Colo. He’s charged with bank fraud, punishable by up to 30 years in prison upon conviction.
His lawyer hasn’t returned a message seeking comment.
Nemazee was charged previously. He says he’s innocent.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: