AP reports that Mark Jimenez, a a congressman in the Phillipines, made his first appearance in a Miami federal court. "The U.S. government accused Jimenez of using
corporate money to reimburse employees for illegal
donations to President Clinton and other candidates.
Donors were employees of Future Tech International
Inc., a Miami computer parts distribution business owned by Jimenez, and Mark
Vision Computer, another Miami company owned by a relative.
Jimenez was accused of illegally routing $50,000 to the Democratic National
Committee and $33,500 in donations to campaign committees."