dark money

[ dahrk muhn-ee ]
/ ˈdɑrk ˈmʌn i /

noun

money donated to politically active nonprofit organizations or anonymous corporate entities, which spend this money to influence political campaigns or other special interests but are not required to reveal their donors.

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Origin of dark money

First recorded in 2010–15
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