The party may have to pay a further penalty payment for illegal campaign assistance to the Bundestag. The AfD Chairman Meuthen acknowledges donations from Switzerland.
In the affair donation to a political party, the AfD may be referred to the statement by your Chairman Jörg Meuthen penalties in the amount of approximately 400 000 euros. In the newspaper world admitted Meuthen, that he was at the beginning of 2016 in the baden-württemberg state Parliament election campaign of the Swiss Agency Goal AG support services with a value of 89 to 800 euros, the Bundestag administration as illegal gratuities to look at.
In the case of the AfD-politician Guido Reil, who was supported in the following year, in the North Rhine-Westphalian state election battle, the Goal AG, the Bundestag administration of an improper party donation in the amount of 44 500 Euro.
In both cases, the Bundestag administration sets according to Meuthen a penalty payment equal to three times the amount. "It would then be 402 900 Euro. We should adopt the German administration, such a penalty is actually, however, immediately appeal and if necessary go to court," said Meuthen. It was "not donations for the purposes of the party to the right," said the FSC Chairman. "And this is not my personal opinion, but the carefully appraiser-backed opinion of my party."