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By Jason Kurosu
City News Service 

Margaret Hunter gets eight months home confinement for misusing campaign funds


Last updated 8/29/2020 at 4:08am

Margaret Hunter, who pleaded guilty along with her husband – former Rep. Duncan Hunter – to illegally spending hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds for personal purposes, was sentenced Monday, Aug. 24, to eight months of home confinement, slated to begin immediately, and three years of probation.

The former congressman’s wife, who also acted as his campaign manager during much of the time the pair improperly spent campaign funds on personal expenditures, pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge more than a year ago.

Duncan Hunter pleaded guilty about six months later, the...

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