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Earlier this week, actor Leonardo DiCaprio testified in federal court that Malaysian financier Jho Low revealed his plans to donate up to $30 million to help Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign.
“It was a causal conversation about what party he was in support of; I told him what party I was in support of. And he told me that he, or he and a group, were going to make a significant contribution to the Democratic Party,” DiCaprio told the Washington jury. “It was a significant sum… something to the tune of $20-30 million. I said, ‘Wow, that’s a lot of money!'”
Low allegedly recruited Prakazrel “Pras” Michel, the founding member of the iconic 1990s hip-hop group The Fugees, to help funnel a large amount of money to Obama’s reelection campaign; however, under U.S. federal election law, foreigners cannot donate to presidential campaigns.
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