At issue: payments to Expert Printing, a Doral company tied to Rivera that could have produced at least 135,000 mailers for Sternad's campaign. Many of the mailers were sent out by a mail house paid in cash—sometimes in envelopes stuffed with crisp $100 bills.
Total cost to send the mailers out: Nearly $47,000.
Yet Sternad's campaign finance reports only list a $6,000 expenditure to Expert Printing, the only printing company in his disclosures.
Expert Printing in turn paid $9,000 on behalf of Sternad to another vendor, Rapid Mail & Computer Services, to label the mailers and send them out....