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West Texas pastor who used illegal donations from churches to campaign for office is fined $3,500

Fines issued to Scott Beard of Abilene’s Fountaingate Fellowship and two pastors follow reporting from ProPublica and The Texas Tribune that revealed the churches donated to his campaign for local office despite state and federal prohibitions.

By Jessica Priest, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica
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