Dark-money group tied to ‘ghost’ scandal seeks to shield bank records that could reveal donors
Frank Artiles, R- Miami, answers questions about a proposed bill during a House Civil Justice Subcommittee meeting in Tallahassee in 2015.. - Scott Keeler/Tampa Bay Times via ZUMA Wire/TNS

ORLANDO, Fla. — An organization that gave more than $1 million in 2020 to the dark-money nonprofit at the center of Florida’s “ghost” candidate scandal is seeking to block the public disclosure of bank records that would reveal its donors. The Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office obtained the bank records for “Let’s Preserve the American Dream,” a nonprofit with close ties to Associated Industries of Florida, the state’s largest business lobbying group whose donors include Florida Power & Light and Florida Crystals. The nonprofit was recently informed that it is being investigated for potential ...