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Bankroller of Brexit denies claims he broke funding rules

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By Andrew MacAskillLONDON (Reuters) - Multimillionaire Brexit donor Arron Banks wrote to Britain's Electoral Commission on Thursday to imply he was the subject of a politically motivated investigation amid speculation that Russia may have meddled in the 2016 referendum vote.In his letter, Banks said his campaign hired an accountant and an auditor, a lawyer oversaw all spending, and its returns were submitted after discussions with the election watchdog. The Electoral Commission, which is already looking at whether Banks' Leave.EU group received any impermissible donations, opened a new ...

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First Published: Thu, November 09 2017. 17:11 IST