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Dinesh D'Souza
Federal prosecutors in New York indicted conservative commentator Dinesh D'Souza on Thursday, on charges that he funnelled contributions to a Senate candidate in 2012 and then reimbursed the donors—a practice that is very, very illegal. D'Souza's also charged with "causing false statements to be made to the FEC" in connection with these donations, by which the U.S. Attorney's office means that D'Souza caused the campaign in question to mis-report the money it received (since it didn't actually belong to the named donors).

So just which campaign is it? Well, last cycle, the only contribution D'Souza appears to have made is $5,000—the legal limit, for the primary and the general election combined—to Republican Wendy Davis Long, who ran a hopeless campaign for Senate in New York and got obliterated by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. D'Souza's wife (or possibly ex-wife) Dixie D'Souza also contributed the same amount on the same day:

Of course, it could have been some other campaign, but if it was Long, that would explain why the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York (based in Manhattan) is investigating. D'Souza also lives (or at least, recently lived) in New York, where he used to be president of a tiny Christian school called King's College, before he was forced to step down in 2012 after revelations that he was having an affair with another woman. Undoubtedly there will be much more to come soon.

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