“The company was fined $100 million, but Romney, himself, made a fortune.”

Claim: “The company was fined $100 million, but Romney, himself, made a fortune.”

Ad(s): Greed (Sound Familiar?)

Sponsor(s): AFSCME

Air Dates: Jan. 21 – Feb. 1, 2012

Total Estimated Spending On This Claim:    $159,489 ($318,979 Total)

Markets: Orlando, Tampa, West Palm Beach

FactCheck.org’s Summary: “Nevertheless, the company paid a then-record $119 million fine for billing the federal health insurance program for unnecessary blood tests, according to a 2002 Boston Globe report. Romney, who was on Damon’s board from 1990 to 1993, personally collected $473,000 when Bain Capital, which Romney once headed, sold the Damon Corp. to Corning Inc. in 1993.” Click here to read more

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