Former U.S. House candidate sentenced to 3 years, ordered to pay $1.1M restitution following PAC fraud

HAROLD RUSSELL TAUB was sentenced to three years in prison and was ordered to pay $1.1 million in restitution related to wire fraud and Federal Election Campaign Act violations. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
HAROLD RUSSELL TAUB was sentenced to three years in prison and was ordered to pay $1.1 million in restitution related to wire fraud and Federal Election Campaign Act violations. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
PROVIDENCE – Harold R. Taub of Cranston was sentenced to serve 36 months in prison and was ordered to pay $1.1 million in restitution following pleading guilty to campaign law violations, according to the U.S. Department of Justice this week. Taub was formerly a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in Rhode Island. Taub…

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