Campaign fundraiser Nadia Carver to be sentenced for stalking daughter’s ex-boyfriend
08/26/2013 7:19 AM
08/26/2013 7:20 AM
A prominent Missouri financial adviser and campaign fundraiser for President Barack Obama is scheduled to be sentenced in Memphis after she pleaded guilty to stalking and harassing her daughter’s ex-boyfriend.
Nadia Cavner is set to be sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge John Fowlkes. Federal prosecutors have recommended probation for Cavner, who pleaded guilty in April to felony interstate stalking.
Prosecutors say Cavner asked private investigators to follow and conduct surveillance on her daughter Maral’s former boyfriend and his new girlfriend in Memphis.
Prosecutor Brian Coleman says Cavner discussed the possibility of someone becoming violent with the ex-boyfriend, but not to the point of killing him.
Records show Cavner organized a July 2008 fundraiser for Obama in Springfield, Mo., and has donated to Democrat U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill.
Join the Discussion
The Kansas City Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.