I wrote yesterday about how former MZM executive James C. King, a onetime aide to former NSA chief Michael Hayden, participated in two campaign "straw donor" scams on behalf of his company, according to government records. Basically, he wrote checks to candidates at the direction of MZM head Mitchell Wade, and Wade immediately reimbursed him in cash.
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I wondered, if King was considered a lawbreaker, why had he apparently escaped punishment? I called oft-quoted political finance expert Brett Kappel, or Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease, and put it to him.