In the controversy over campaign donations from Switzerland has shown that the AfD parliamentary group boss, Alice, perennial all allegations strictly. "The other parties receive millions of dollars and we have sort of a hundred thousand in a district Association, which are then paid back," she said on the sidelines of the country party Congress of the AfD Baden-Württemberg on Saturday in Heidenheim, Germany. "So the Whole thing is a little ridiculous."
To the suspicion that the AfD might have submitted a donors list with the wrong name in the Bundestag, said ryegrass: "to Me, this whole name is completely unknown." It was a mystery how such a thing came into being. Although errors were happening in the processes. But: "Of a party affair donations to speak of, I think, so a bit of theatre, because this money is paid back."
party leader Jörg Meuthen was shocked to donors about the accusation may be false information. "What do you think of how big the Scare is in our ranks," he told the German press Agency in Heidenheim, Germany. This would confirm the assertion, coming man "in an issue for our party hard". Now it was necessary to determine the state of play - the be done.
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The competent public Prosecutor's office of Konstanz is currently working against ryegrass and other members of your circle of Association, on lake Constance, on suspicion of a breach of the party law. The party had confirmed in November that a Swiss pharmaceutical company in 2017 had around transferred 130 000 euros, in several tranches to the AfD district Association. The money was paid back according to the figures, in the spring of 2018. Donations of Non-EU citizens to German political parties are illegal.
rye said, you should not speak because of the ongoing investigation process, to the thing - she could not but say, where a criminal Offence existed. "We are talking about payments that were already paid long back," she said. You don't understand the accusation.
Also against Meuthen itself, in the meantime, accusations have become loud. The SWR magazine "Report Mainz" and the news magazine "der Spiegel" reported on Friday, alleged patrons Meuthens be partially donors name is identical with the of the party presented ryegrass -. "What is there in speech, seems to me to be quite an adventure," said Meuthen of the dpa in Heidenheim, Germany. He was unaware of any wrongdoing, could not comment but closer, because he had not verified the allegations. "Involved, I'm nothing," he added.
office of the public Prosecutor doubts AfD donor list
The AfD had submitted to the Bundestag recently the names of 14 German and other EU citizens to stand behind the benefits. The office of the public Prosecutor questioned, however, to the information, as this week it became known. According to media reports, the alleged benefactors have denied, to have the party of money donated.More about
130,000 euros from the Switzerland office of the public Prosecutor doubts AfD donor listMaria Fiedler
The whole case was very difficult, ' said rye. You do not think, however, that the procedure of party a pity, because your circle of Association have paid the entire sum back. She admitted, however, "a lot of inexperience," in the party in dealing with the party law and the party financing law. The case had shown that the AfD need a warning system. Since the end of last year, there were also guidelines for the party not have it in 2017. Volunteer members must grant a tolerance limit. "I also think that the Federal administration will take that into account also, because we have no professional structures, such as other parties have. The must do everything." (dpa)