Comments for: Augusta candidate for Maine House gets 7 days in jail for falsifying Clean Election contributions

Posted July 03, 2012, at 11:13 a.m.
Last modified July 03, 2012, at 4:57 p.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — A former Maine House candidate from Augusta will spend seven days in jail after pleading guilty Tuesday to a charge that he encouraged 15 people to falsely claim they made personal contributions to qualify him for Maine Clean Election Act funding. Michael Hein, 42, pleaded guilty in …

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