Filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza pleads guilty in campaign finance scheme

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Dinesh D’Souza, the controversial conservative writer and filmmaker, has pleaded guilty to making illegal campaign contributions, in connection with a scheme to get around limits on money in politics, Reuters reported.

D’Souza admitted in a plea deal that he got two close associates to contribute $10,000 each to the campaign of Wendy Long, a Republican lawyer who was challenging Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), and who was a friend of D’Souza. D’Souza told the associates—one of whom was a woman to whom he had been engaged—that he would then reimburse them.

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