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Jeffrey Thompson is alleged to have backed a secret effort to help the 2010 mayoral campaign of D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray, in addition to funding straw donor schemes.
(Uncredited / AP)
Spencer S. Hsu
Consultant, employee of Thompson’s ex-firm cooperated in U.S. ‘shadow’ campaign probe
(Cliff Owen / Associated Press)
Harris, ally of Jeffrey Thompson, awaits punishment in 2010 Vincent Gray campaign probe.
(Nikki Kahn / The Washington Post)
Ann E. Marimow
Mark H. Long objected to uneven punishment for the defendants.
(Cliff Owen / AP)
Investigation focused on ages of witness’s sexual partners to determine if crime was committed.
(Alex Brandon / AP)
The onetime fundraiser and transition chief for former mayor Vincent C. Gray faces up to a year in prison.
Keith L. Alexander
“My campaign was not a fraud. Jeff Thompson was a fraud,” Jeff Smith says in court.
Jeff Smith is scheduled to be sentenced after pleading guilty to accepting $140,00 during his failed 2010 council bid.
(H/O / Courtesty of Kelvin J. Robinson)
Kelvin Robinson admits conspiring with businessman to conceal thousands in campaign contributions.
Gray was named during a plea hearing for Jeffrey E. Thompson, the “shadow campaign” financier.
(Marvin Joseph / The Washington Post)
The D.C. mayoral hopeful says she represents the bridge that voters are looking for in a city of haves and have-nots.
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