Commentary: Jia Hou, who is John Liu’s (Democrat) campaign treasurer, was arrested on charges of being involved in using stand-in donors to bring in illegal money to help Liu’s campaign effort. Liu is now contemplating whether to run for mayor of NYC or not in light of the not playing fair with contributions incident. The stand-in donors were linked to Chinese-American business people. Hou now faces 60 years behind bars and was released on a bail amount of $100,000. - News Tweets below
EXCERPT from article tweeted: Once considered one of the top Democratic contenders for the 2013 mayoral race to lead the nation’s largest city, Liu has been dogged by falling approval ratings and months of headlines since an October report in The New York Times questioned whether his campaign was accurately reporting the identity of his donors and revealed that he had not been reporting the names of supporters raising money on his behalf.