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Consultant For Yonkers' Ridge Hill Accused In Democratic Campaign Scam

A political consultant connected with the Yonkers Ridge Hill development was indicted on several charges on Thursday, Dec. 19.
A political consultant connected with the Yonkers Ridge Hill development was indicted on several charges on Thursday, Dec. 19. Photo Credit: The Daily Voice File Photo

YONKERS, N.Y. -- A political adviser with connections to the Yonkers Ridge Hill development was indicted on charges of scamming the Democratic Senate Campaign out of $100,000 and tax evasion on Thursday, Dec. 19, according to LoHud.com.

Melvin Lowe allegedly arranged for a company in New Jersey to receive the $100,000 from the DSCC for a fake printing job. He later had the company split the funds so he would get $75,000. He allegedly used his portion of the money to renovate his home in Georgia, LoHud.com reported.

Lowe is charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, causing an employee at a federally insured bank to make a false report, subscribing to false tax returns, and failure to file tax returns, according to LoHud.com

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