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Brexit: Leave.EU campaign fined £70,000 for breaking election law during referendum | The Independent

Key figure in the Brexit-backing organisation has also been refered to police due to ‘reasonable grounds to suspect’ criminal offences have been committed

The UK’s voting watchdog has fined a key organisation that pushed for Brexit some £70,000 for breaches of electoral rules committed during the 2016 referendum and referred one of its senior figures to police.

The Electoral Commission found that Leave.EU – the group backed by Nigel Farage and funded by Arron Banks – failed to include at least £77,380 in its spending return following the national vote.

It means that the organisation exceeding the legal spending limits ahead of the referendum, which saw the country back leaving the European Union.

The watchdog also referred a key figure in Leave.EU’s hierarchy, Liz Bilney, to the Metropolitan Police due to “reasonable grounds to suspect” that criminal offences have occurred. Mr Banks refuted all of the findings on Friday morning.

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