In his second campaign for governor, businessman Christy Mihos characterizes himself as a watchdog of taxpayers’ money. Yet the multimillionaire Republican is struggling with financial troubles: A bank rejected his company’s request for a line of credit, and he’s bounced multiple checks and repeatedly failed to pay business suppliers and political staffers.
Yesterday, his onetime campaign manager, Joseph Manzoli, became the fifth former political aide to claim Mihos has not paid him after he left the campaign. Manzoli says he is owed more than $40,000.
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