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Jenny Hou, ex-campaign treasurer for John Liu, files notice of appeal
News Melissa Chan 10/23/2013 at 1:16PM

The prison-sentenced former mayoral campaign treasurer for City Comptroller John Liu filed a notice of appeal Wednesday in hopes the court will reverse its conviction. Jia “Jenny” Hou, 26, was sentenced to 10 months in prison on October 10 for attempting to commit wire fraud, making false statements and obstructing justice in a straw donor [...]

John Liu’s ex-campaign workers sentenced to prison
News Melissa Chan 10/10/2013 at 4:39PM

City Comptroller John Liu painted the Thursday sentencing and overall investigation of his two former campaign workers as a “set up a weak man and a wonderful young woman.” His ex-campaign treasurer and fundraiser will serve time in prison for less than a year for funneling illegal contributions in a straw donor scheme during his bid [...]

Liu’s campaign treasurer busted in ‘straw donor’ scheme
Liu’s campaign treasurer busted in ‘straw donor’ scheme
News Jay Lane 2/28/2012 at 1:51PM

Liu’s campaign treasurer busted in ‘straw donor’ scheme: feds Embattled city Comptroller John Liu’s campaign treasurer was busted today on charges she helped funnel illegal political donations into the Queens Democrat’s war chest. Jia “Jenny” Hou conspired to help wealthy Liu backers evade a $4,950 limit on individual contributions by using “straw donors” to pass [...]