Sacramento Bee

“Shady and suspicious…Instead of taking the money directly from insurance industry executives, Lara in some cases received large checks from their relatives. The apparent structuring of these contributions to hide the true origins of the money raises serious ethical questions for Lara to answer…how did these insurance interests all decide on the strategy of funneling their contributions to Lara through their wives’ checking accounts? Did Lara know they were doing this?…He must come clean…”