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April 27, 2012


Ex-Edwards Aide Admits Skimming from Contributions

The drama of John Edwards's trial "took a few more twists" as former staffer Andrew Young "admitted submitting misleading financial statements to a wealthy benefactor who thought he was helping the senator hide a mistress," thew New York Times reports.

Young admitted asking Fred Baron, a wealthy Texas trial lawyer who was a fervent supporter of Edwards, to pay $28,261 for a BMW that had been bought for Rielle Hunter. However, the car had actually already been paid for with money from the heiress Rachel Mellon.












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