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Idaho PAC at center of scrutiny, investigation

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Campaign donations from unknown sources to a north Idaho political action committee are under scrutiny from the state's top GOP officials. Campaign donations from unknown sources to a north Idaho political action committee are under scrutiny from the state's top GOP officials.
BOISE, Idaho -

Campaign donations from unknown sources to a north Idaho political action committee are under scrutiny from the state's top GOP officials.
    
Attorney General Lawrence Wasden emailed a complaint to Secretary of State Lawerence Denney against Integrity in Government PAC in early January, warning that the group may have violated several of Idaho's campaign funding laws.
    
Wasden's office has since launched an official investigation.
    
PAC treasurer Marge Arnzen declined to comment when contacted by The Associated Press. PAC chairwoman LeeAnn Callear did not return requests for comment.
    
Wasden says the PAC may have violated Idaho's law forbidding contributions made in "directly or indirectly, in a fictitious name, anonymously, or by one person through an agent, relative or other person in such a manner as to conceal the identity of the source of the contribution."

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