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O’Leary says ‘fraud’ occurring in Conservative leadership race, alleges ‘vote rigging’

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The businessman-turned politician says he learned that fake memberships are being sold to people who might not even be aware that they’re being signed up.

Kevin O'Leary says 'fraud' is occurring in the Conservative leadership race, though he did not name any names. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Kevin O’Leary says there’s “fraud” happening in the current Conservative leadership race, and he’s reported it to party officials, who say they are investigating. The businessman-turned Conservative leadership candidate issued a statement Thursday night that said “there are backroom organizers who are committing widespread vote rigging and potentially breaking our electoral and financing laws to try to buy a leadership victory.” He said there are party rules in place to prevent “this kind of fraud,” such as the

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