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Obama campaign accepted foreign Web donation -- and may be hiding more
New York Post ^ | October 21, 2012 | ISABEL VINCENT and MELISSA KLEIN

Posted on 10/21/2012 2:34:16 PM PDT by yoe

The Obama re-election campaign has accepted at least one foreign donation in violation of the law — and does nothing to check on the provenance of millions of dollars in other contributions, a watchdog group alleges.

Chris Walker, a British citizen who lives outside London, told The Post he was able to make two $5 donations to President Obama’s campaign this month through its Web site while a similar attempt to give Mitt Romney cash was rejected. It is illegal to knowingly solicit or accept money from foreign citizens.

Walker said he used his actual street address in England but entered Arkansas as his state with the Schenectady, NY, ZIP code of 12345.

“When I did Romney’s, the payment got rejected on the grounds that the address on the card did not match the address that I entered,” he said. “Romney’s Web site wanted the code from the back of card. Barack Obama’s didn’t.”

In September, Obama’s campaign took in more than $2 million from donors who provided no ZIP code or incomplete ZIP codes, according to data posted on the Federal Election Commission Web site.

The Obama campaign said the FEC data was the result of “a minor technical error.”

“All the ZIP codes and numbers are real and can be verified,” spokesman Michael Czin said.

The Obama campaign’s apparent lack of safeguards makes it possible to violate the law, says a report released by the Government Accountability Institute, a Florida-based watchdog group.

The report found that one Obama site — — gets almost half of its traffic from foreign computer addresses. The site directs users to an Obama donation page.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: campaignfraud; duplicate; obamasfault
Michelle is begging people of color to vote for her husband.....people who are living off the welfare of others....Michelle has no shame either and will accept money from anyone regardless of legality. Prying them out of the White House is not going to be a pretty sight.
1 posted on 10/21/2012 2:34:19 PM PDT by yoe
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To: yoe

Tomorrow’s NYT large headline, “British Man Illegally Tries to Donate to Romney Campaign”.

2 posted on 10/21/2012 2:41:46 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: yoe

They did this in the last election. I remember somebody doing the same thing then.

3 posted on 10/21/2012 3:08:09 PM PDT by the_daug
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To: the_daug

IIRC, all you needed was a valid CC number and expy date. Name, zip or the 3 digit verification number didn’t need to be accurate.

4 posted on 10/21/2012 3:16:04 PM PDT by matt04
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To: jeffc

Hahaha so true.

5 posted on 10/21/2012 3:17:09 PM PDT by NY4Romney
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To: yoe
And it isn't as if this should be a surprise to anyone, the same crap was done in 2008, now it's on steroids. Just go to Walmart, buy a stack of cards with cash and make your "contribution." The FEC is Okay with this.!
6 posted on 10/21/2012 3:27:03 PM PDT by cookcounty ("When I speak, I say what I mean and I mean what I say!" ---Joe Biden, 10/11/2012)
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To: yoe

There is a financial reason that Hillary and Obama used US power to throw out the regimes in Libya, Egypt and Syria. Obama and Hillary are a couple of Democrat grifters. When did they ever show a burning desire to free the people of the Middle East? I don’t know if it’s campaign money or if the Chinese told them to do it. Or both. But something stinks about Hillary and Obama wanting regime change in Libya, Egypt and Syria.

7 posted on 10/21/2012 3:27:19 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: yoe

This is totally intentional. So much Of O’s money is illegal money coming in from everywhere. Since this happened in the last election as well then you can blame Bush as well. Since he did nothing to stop it even when he had the power to do so.

8 posted on 10/21/2012 4:05:06 PM PDT by Revel
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To: yoe

Chris Walker is RACISS.

9 posted on 10/21/2012 4:06:52 PM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: yoe

He’s selling big stuff...

10 posted on 10/21/2012 4:29:11 PM PDT by GOPJ
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11 posted on 10/21/2012 4:31:36 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: the_daug

Hypocrisy? CNBC Shows More ‘Foreign-Connected’ Money Goes to Dems by a ‘Healthy Margin’

It seems like a phony issue for the a struggling Obama administration to be promoting – the allegations that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce may or may not be using foreign contributions to fuel political ads against Democrats. However, President Barack Obama would be best advised to make sure his party wasn’t doing something similar before using the bully pulpit to push this meme.

On CNBC’s Oct. 11 broadcast of “Power Lunch,” CNBC Washington correspondent Eamon Javers laid out the latest ramped up attacks on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce from the president.

...more (w/video)...


Obama Turns Blind Eye to Credit Card Donation Fraud

What do Bart Simpson, Family Guy, Daffy Duck, King Kong, O.J. Simpson and Raela Odinga have in common?

All are celebrities; and with the exception of Odinga and O.J. Simpson, they also are fictional characters. And yet, all of them gave money earlier this month to the campaign of Barack Obama, without any apparent effort by the campaign to screen them out as suspect donors.

The Obama fundraising machine may owe its sensational success in part to a relaxation of standard online merchant security practices, which has allowed illegal donations from foreign donors and from unknown individuals using anonymous “gift” cards, industry analysts and a confidential informant tell Newsmax.


(He accepts credit cards including Macy’ s!)

**Fictitious Donors Found in Obama Finance Records**

Last December, someone using the name “Test Person”, from “Some Place, UT”, made a series of contributions, the largest being $764, to Senator Barack Obama’s presidential campaign totaling $2,410.07.

Someone identifying himself as “Jockim Alberton”, from 1581 Leroy Avenue in Wilmington, Del., began giving to Mr. Obama last November, contributing $10 and $25 at a time for a total of $445 through the end of February.

The only problem? There is no Leroy Avenue in Wilmington. And Jockim Alberton, who listed his employer and occupation as “Fdsa Fdsa”, does not show up in a search of public records.

12 posted on 10/21/2012 5:00:18 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: yoe; Bob Ireland
"...Prying them out of the White House is not going to be a pretty sight..."

Yeah, but it'll be fun, pal .................................... FRegards

13 posted on 10/21/2012 5:08:38 PM PDT by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
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To: yoe
14 posted on 10/21/2012 6:51:09 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks yoe.

Another day, another scandal/crime:
15 posted on 10/21/2012 7:02:37 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (
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To: blueunicorn6
But something stinks about Hillary and Obama wanting regime change in Libya, Egypt and Syria.

You conspiracy fools. Why would anybody think that Obama, a huge supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood, is a Muslim terrorist playing President?

Obama wants to give Egypt $Billion for submarines. Everyone knows that the pyramids are prone to Israeli attack from the sea. Obama is way ahead of Americans on this issue.

And by removing troops as he said he would, terrorist attacks are through the roof in Iraq. Now that the Americans are gone, Obama can help put peaceful Muslims in power there to join Egypt's democratic revolution.

Libya? The revolution isn't over there. Al Qaeda and other peaceful Muslim terrorist organizations can put Islam in control there too.

Syria: Just getting started. Same story, overthrow the government and then maneuver to put Islam in control.

The goal? Egypt, Libya, Iraq, Syria joining Iran in destroying Israel and the west. Americans? They don't suspect a thing. Obama is laughing at you and Hillary. Convince the US press and they control what you think. Something stinks, that is hilarious.

16 posted on 10/22/2012 4:10:21 AM PDT by politicianslie (Obama: Our first Muslim PRESIDENT,destroying America $1 Trillion at a time! And America sleeps)
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17 posted on 10/22/2012 6:23:37 AM PDT by XHogPilot
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