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Missouri Ethics Commission fines Eric Greitens $178,000 for campaign finance violations

Feb 14, 2020 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)
Board and Executive Moves

JEFFERSON CITY - State ethics regulators have fined the campaign of former Gov. Eric Greitens $178,000 over campaign finance violations dating to Greitens' upstart, outsider bid to become Missouri's chief executive.

The Missouri Ethics Commission released its long-awaited probe of Greitens' campaign apparatus on Thursday. The commission found reasonable grounds to believe the Greitens campaign committed two violations of Missouri law, but dismissed other allegations.

The MEC said the...