The Brexit campaign has been fined and referred to the police for breaking electoral law

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  • The Official Brexit campaign has been found to have committed “serious breaches” of electoral law.
  • Vote Leave overspent by almost half a million pound due to funneling money to a connected campaign group.
  • The Electoral Commission fine the two groups over £80,000 and refer Vote Leave and Beleave camapigner Darren Grimes to the Metropolitan Police.
  • The Commssion say the campaigns refused to co-operate with their investigations.

LONDON — The official Brexit campaign has been referred to the Metropolitan Police after being found to have committed “serious breaches” of electoral law.

The Electoral Commission found that Vote Leave, fronted by the current Education Secretary Michael Gove and the former Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, broke strict spending limits during the EU referendum.

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