Judge orders Tim Eyman to give up his home to pay off debt from campaign finance violations – KIRO 7 News Seattle

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A federal bankruptcy judge on Thursday ordered Tim Eyman to surrender his share of a home to pay what he owes on a campaign finance judgment and other creditors, according to a press release from the attorney general’s office. of Washington State.

The resolution requires Eyman to sell her share of a Mukilteo house to Karen Williams, formerly Karen Eyman, who will purchase the house for $906,484 and continue to live there.

Proceeds from the sale will go toward a $2.6 million civil penalty that Eyman was ordered to pay in April 2021 after being found guilty of violating Washington’s campaign finance law.

In addition to the civil penalty, Eyman was ordered to pay $2.9 million to cover state court and investigative costs.

According to the press release, Eyman paid $538,840.98 for the judgment and currently owes $5,628,456.42, including accrued interest.

According to the press release, Eyman filed for bankruptcy in November 2018 before trial “in an effort to avoid accountability for campaign finance violations” related to an illegal kickback scheme that the Public Disclosure Commission called it “one of the most egregious.” violations they had never seen.

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