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D.C. Campaign Finance Officials File Complaint Against Brown Committee

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The complaint from the Office of Campaign Finance accuses Kwame Brown's campaign committee of failing to report more than $100,000 in contributions during his 2008 bid for re-election.

The complaint also accuses the Brown campaign of failing to report or substantiate nearly $350,000 in expenditures.?? The complaint largely resembles an audit from April that also scrutinized Brown's campaign finances.??

Brown has said all funds were spent on campaign-related expenses.??

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