A Washington D.C.-based group has filed an ethics complaint against Democrat gubernatorial candidate Chris Koster, alleging that Koster and a Democrat-backed political action committee shirked Missouri campaign finance laws in the final days of the primary election season.
The complaint against Koster, who currently is the attorney general, focuses on $1 million in contributions by the “Jobs and Opportunity” PAC. It alleges the group, which is linked to the Democratic Governors Association, failed to properly file a report with the Missouri Ethics Commission and, as an out-of-state committee, illegally gave Koster money within 30 days of the Aug. 2 primary.
Koster campaign manager Andrew Whalen scoffed at the complaints, saying they were filed by a group that doesn’t disclose its donors. He suggested Greitens was behind the attack.
Read more: St. Louis Post-Dispatch