(New York, NY) Two Gilbert brothers face federal charges, accused of scamming political donors out of more than $23 million. Prosecutors in Manhattan say 46 year old William Tierney and 40 year old Robert Tierney created a group of fake political action committees that claimed to be using donations for anti-abortion, autism, and law enforcement causes. Its believed to be the first ever prosecution for fraudulent PACs. The brothers are charged with wire fraud, mail fraud and conspiracy.
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