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FBI arrests campaign treasurer for Democratic politicians

The Orange County Register is reporting that federal authorities have arrested a Burbank-based campaign treasurer for a number of Democratic politicians, including U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Rep. Loretta Sanchez of Garden Grove.

The story reported that Thom Mrozek, spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office, said Kinde Durkee of Durkee and Associates was arrested Friday by the FBI on a criminal complaint filed by the U.S. attorney’s office in Sacramento. The Register article said the treasurer was arrested on suspicion of mail fraud. Other local Democrats whom Durkee worked for include state Sen. Louis Correa and Assemblyman Jose Solorio, both of Santa Ana.

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