He claims he did not know it was illegal, but he had to "pass" a total of $339,000 through employees as "bonuses" and deposits from family. He obviously knew each could only contribute up to $4,000 each, since that is all he was ever allowed to contribute.
You are telling me he never once thought to even ask "Why is there a max limit of just $4,000 per person? Maybe I should ask before I funnel all this money through others." If he REALLY didn't know then he would have just handed each employee and his family the money directly and not tried to make it look like "bonuses" or just deposits in his families accounts. If he REALLY didn't know then he wouldn't have tried to hide it so much. I mean we are talking a few years of this going on, so if he REALLY didn't know, then why is there such a paper trail for everything.
Not to mention, I guess that means all the employees and family that he contributed through didn't know it was illegal either?? Otherwise I would think those people close to him would have told him it was wrong. If they knew and didn't say anything to him, then he may want to re-evaluate his relationships with those around him. Why are the employees and family members not in trouble? I mean they were involved with this as well. They accepted the money as a "bonuses", knowing they were told to just turn it over to these campaigns. Shouldn't they be partly to blame for this as well?
I'd be curious how all the other employees of his are feeling about all of this as well, Atlantic Corp is fairly large. Especially with the way the economy is right now. Has anyone checked to see if he contributed to Obama as well? Carter obviously is a democrate, since the majority of his contributions are towards that.
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