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Un-Ethical Apples Falling Close to the Lending Tree? – Political Ethics

It is not difficult these days to scan the news and find unethical behavior among those whom we elect to public office.  Let’s call it political ethics in action. In the case we’re about to mention, complaints have lendingtree logobeen filed against two politicians: North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina. These politicians are being accused of receiving stock payouts while they were in office.

Michael Biesecker and Mitch Weiss, writing for the Associated Press (January 12, 2015), “Group files ethics complaint against Sanford,” detailed the following:

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Pat McCrory and Mark Sanford – Un-Ethical Apples Falling Close to the Lending Tree?

It is not difficult these days to scan the news and find unethical behavior among those whom we elect to public office. In the case we’re about to mention, complaints have been filed against two politicians: North Pat McCroryCarolina Gov. Pat McCrory and U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina. These politicians are being accused of receiving stock payouts while they were in office.

Michael Biesecker and Mitch Weiss, writing for the Associated Press (January 12, 2015), “Group files ethics complaint against Sanford,” detailed the following:

“An Associated Press report last month revealed that the two politicians were granted restricted stock shares while board members at Charlotte-based Lending­Tree. Both resigned shortly after taking office, which should have rendered the shares worthless, but the company’s board gave them the payouts anyway. Neither official fully described the transactions on their ethics forms. McCrory and Sanford, both Re­publicans, have previously denied any wrongdoing.”

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