MIAMI (CBSMiami.com) – Florida US Senator Marco Rubio has had his hand slapped by the Federal Election Commission for accepting what the FEC said almost a quarter million dollars in improper contributions during the campaign that put him in the Senate.
The fine? Just $8 thousand.READ MORE: Officials Worry Large Crowds Will Leave Mess Behind After Memorial Day Weekend
The campaign reached a settlement with the FEC, admitted accepting the contributions, and agreeing to the fine.READ MORE: Death Of Child Pulled From Homestead Pond Under Investigation
The FEC doesn’t get specific about the exact problem with each questioned contribution, but said in it’s filing the fine covers “prohibited, excessive and other impermissible contributions.”MORE NEWS: Florida Law Enforcement Officials Reassure Parents On Potential School Shooter Threat
The settlement was reached about a month ago, but was first revealed Friday on the website Politico.com