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Regulators go after another Utah attorney general donor
Politics » Some Utah direct-marketers who gave money to Shurtleff, Swallow are in hot water with regulators.


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A month earlier, a federal judge had issued a $478 million judgment against a group of companies, including Mentoring of America, that had marketed a fraudulent "get-rich-quick" scheme.

Mentoring of America had given $30,000 to Shurtleff as well.

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Other so-called mentoring programs have given tens of thousands of dollars to Shurtleff, much of which came in after he had declared he was not seeking re-election.

Shurtleff, in turn, poured money into Swallow’s campaign. Swallow spent more than $1.1 million on a race that he won by a 34 percentage-point margin. His challenger, Democrat Dee Smith, spent less than $67,000.

Attorney General spokesman Paul Murphy said Wednesday the fundraising is a campaign issue and referred calls to Swallow and Shurtleff’s campaign consultant, Jason Powers, who could not immediately be reached for comment.

gehrke@sltrib.com

Twitter: @RobertGehrke




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