Oct 4, 2008

Rep. Mollohan Makes CREW's "20 Most Corrupt Members of Congress"

Most Corrupt Members of Congress

Rep. Alan B. Mollohan (D-WV)

Rep. Alan B. Mollohan (D-WV) is a 13th-term member of Congress, representing the first district of West Virginia.  His ethics issues stem from misusing his position to benefit himself, his family and his friends and misreporting a dramatic increase in his personal assets.  Rep. Mollohan was included in CREW’s 2006 and 2007 reports on congressional corruption.

Full Report On Rep. Alan B. Mollohan (D-WV)

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Earmarking of Funds for His Personal Benefit
Between 1997 and 2006, $250 million of that total was directed to five nonprofit organizations that were created by Rep. Mollohan, staffed by his friends, and received the largest earmarks from Rep. Mollohan.  During the same period, top-paid employees, board members and contractors of these organizations gave at least $397,122 to Rep. Mollohan’s campaign and political action committees.
Department of Justice Investigation
This non-partisan action group uncovers the worst twenty in Congress. Rep. Alan Mollohan of West Virginia makes the list.

Documentation about this is linked.