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Super PAC backing Romney logs error

Latest mistake wrongly identifies person as donor

For the third time, a super political action committee supporting Mitt Romney has had to amend its official report after media inquiries disclosed an obscure business entity that was being used to mask big contributions from wealthy individuals. The latest misstep was the most egregious, however, because the information listed the address of a limited liability company with the same name, drawing unwanted media attention to an outraged and evidently innocent bystander.

“For me personally this is out of left field and causing me issues,’’ said Scott DeSano, a former Fidelity Investments executive in Massachusetts who is now living in Palm Beach, Fla., where he set up Seaspray Partners LLC, inactive since last year, among his business ventures. “This is the most random thing I’ve seen. I didn’t do anything. I don’t know any of them.’’

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