advertising, from Switzerland, are the largest of the German opposition party, the expensive. In the AfD-donation affair of the Bundestag administration has imposed the first penalties. According to information from the research Association of NDR, WDR, "Süddeutscher Zeitung" and Tamedia President of the Bundestag, Wolfgang Schäuble, signed on Tuesday, the first two criminal commands on a total of 402'900 euros. The equivalent of slightly more than 450’000 Swiss francs. The my AfD may have a right of appeal.
Flyer from Andelfingen
The Bundestag administration evaluates the free election assistance received by the current party leader, Jörg Meuthen and AfD-European candidate Guido Reil in previous election campaigns, the Agency's Goal AG located in Andelfingen ZH as an illegal party donations.
Meuthen benefited in the Landtag election in Baden-Württemberg in the year 2016 of free flyers, websites, and newspaper ads, Guido Reil in the Landtag election in North Rhine-Westphalia in the year 2017. Both had given Free-choice of advertising not as a party donations.
Meuthen had allowed 2016 by signature Goal, the traditional SVP-advertising Agency, to use its images. Reil had released his pictures for his election campaign in the spring of 2017 in North Rhine-Westphalia, which have both given.
announced As Meuthen in an Interview with the newspaper "world", had the campaigns for his Person a value of 89'800 Euro, and in the case of Guido Reil of 44'500 Euro. The Fine of the Bundestag administration, estimated to be well, as provided in the act, three times the value as penalty.
ryegrass-case is still open
the decision of The Bundestag administration is only the first step in the much larger donations affair to several officials of the AfD and to the party itself. Next, a decision 132’000-Euro donation from the Swiss-based pharmaceutical company PWS to the AfD constituency is likely to come up at lake Constance from the group boss, Alice ryegrass. WDR, NDR and SZ had discovered the donation in November. The lake Constance-AfD repaid the money after ten months on the PWS. However, recently, additional Transfers in the amount of 38'000 euros, which were received after the repayment on the same account.
These donations are supposedly originated from three donors. There is much to suggest that this money could have come from the same alleged financier: the billionaire Henning Conle, the corresponding traces both in the case of ryegrass, as well as in the cases Meuthen and Reil.
man of straw-lists
In all of these cases, had requested the AfD at the Goal and the PWS the name of the true donor. She subsequently received from Switzerland, lists of names – according to research by WDR, NDR and SZ straw people, i.e. persons who had not actually paid at all at the AfD, but only her name were of no use to disguise the actual donors were.
The lists have Overlap with each other and connect the individual cases into a larger Whole. According to the "mirror" is also connected to at least one of the straw men with the ominous "Association for the rule of law and civil liberties", the millions from anonymous donors funded supporters of the campaign will be observed in favour of the AfD in the Bundestag administration, as well attention.
threatens The Goal AG and the campaigns of the supporters club are well cared for in 2016. So far there are only indications, but no proof of widespread election-related agreements between party officials and the supporters Association. The Federal government would recognize such an agreement, threatens the AfD probably a Fine in the millions, because the value of the campaigns of the supporters club was bigger than the now disputed donations.
Both Reil, as well as Meuthen Parliament as the top candidate of the AfD candidate is currently for Europe. In the short term, they did not respond to requests of the research group for comments. (Editorial Tamedia)
Created: 16.04.2019, 16:14 PM