“Romney supervised a company guilty of massive Medicare fraud”

Claim: “Romney supervised a company guilty of massive Medicare fraud”

Ad(s): Blood Money, Blood Money (60)

Sponsor(s):  Winning Our Future

Air Dates: Jan. 27 – 31, 2012

Total Estimated Spending On This Claim: $190,610

FactCheck.org’s Summary: “The ad strains to imply falsely that Romney was guilty of criminal conduct. At one point the words “illegal activity” appear superimposed over Romney’s face. But the truth is that Romney was never implicated in any illegal activity.” Click here to read more

Washington Post The Fact Checker’s Summary: “The Damon case is certainly a valid subject for scrutiny of Romney’s business record. He was on the company’s board at the time criminal fraud was taking place, and his statements about his knowledge of the federal investigation have been inconsistent. But the film goes too far in suggesting that Romney was responsible for running the company – or that he sold it to avoid a federal probe.” Click here to read more

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