• Former presidential candidate John Edwards was accused of funneling nearly $1 million in donor contributions to support his pregnant mistress and criminally charged with a campaign finance violation. Here's how the case played out

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Former US Sen. John Edwards exits the federal court May 31, 2012 in Greensboro, North Carolina. Sara D. Davis/Getty Images
    John Edwards was charged with campaign finance violations in 2011 related to his 2008 presidential run.
    He was accused by the DOJ of funneling nearly $1 million in donations to his pregnant mistress.
    Edwards was acquitted of one campaign finance violation charge - the others were dropped.
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