Reuters

LONDON—A Brexit campaign group has been found in breach of British electoral law on multiple counts, including the failure to declare payments made to a U.S. Republican political strategist.

The Leave.EU campaign group, which was a vociferous and controversial proponent of Britain’s exit from the European Union, hired the K Street PR firm Goddard Gunster to help shape their rowdy and ultimately successful campaign.

Arron Banks, who set up Leave.EU, credited Gerry Gunster, the CEO of Goddard Gunster, as the man who convinced the Brexiteers that sticking to the facts would not be enough to push Britain out of the EU.

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Author: By nico.hines@thedailybeast.com (Nico Hines)