In fact, the end result of all this nonsense was an FEC discretionary review (i.e. audit) of the campaign. You would think, after that, that they’d do everything by the book this time. But when your fundraising’s going worse than expected, maybe your priorities change — assuming anti-fraud priorities were ever there to begin with.
Phonies donating to a phony has a certain je ne sais quoi, especially when a person’s identity is stolen to make a $174,800 fraudulent donation to a presidential candidate and nobody seems to care. At least nobody on that campaign. I do know what that means. Tip. Of. The. Iceberg. Titantic.