The five lawsuits filed this week do not include the biggest recipients of Tim Durham’s political largesse—campaign committees associated with Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels and former Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi.
State Rep. Ed DeLaney of Indianapolis said Thursday that contributions of more than $800,000 by Indianapolis businessman Timothy
Durham should be sent to a bankruptcy trustee for Ohio investment firm Fair Finance Co., which was forced into bankruptcy
earlier this year.
Trustee Brian Bash has sent letters to politicians who he says received a total of $900,000 in funds Durham had borrowed
from the coffers of Fair Finance, a now-bankrupt investment firm based in Ohio.
BP's employee political action committee donated nearly $24,000 to Indiana legislative candidates in June, but not everyone
wants to cash the checks after the biggest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.