James Greer (born June 8, 1962) is an American politician, serving from 2006 to 2010 as the Chairman of the Republican Party of Florida. Previously, Greer served as Deputy Mayor of Oviedo, Fla., worked as a lobbyist in Tallahassee for the restaurant and bar industry, and ran a company called Regulatory Compliance Services Inc.
Closely associated with Florida Governor Charlie Crist, Greer was removed from his office as Chairman and other positions within the state party following a number of controversies involving party finances and personal spending behavior. Greer was arrested on June 2, 2010 after being indicted on six felony charges: organized scheme to defraud, money laundering, and four counts of grand theft  Prosecutors alleged that Greer, while chair of the Florida GOP, schemed to take money, over $100,000 from the party through a fundraising company he created, Victory Strategies LLC, and then used the money for his personal expenses. The Orlando Sentinel further noted that, "The contract for Victory Strategies to take over major donor fundraising was withheld from top GOP finance officials." 
Court and sentencing
Greer pleaded guilty to theft and money laundering charges on Feb. 11, 2013 and was sentenced on March 27, 2013 to 18 months in prison.
- Rene Stutzman (Saturday Apr 17, 2010). "The Rise and Fall of Florida GOP Head Jim Greer". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved 2010-04-25.
- John Kennedy News Service of Florida (Sunday Apr 25, 2010). "Florida GOP Cuts Last Ties With Greer". sunshinestatenews.com. Retrieved 2010-04-25.
- Amy L. Edwards, Aaron Deslatte and Rene Stutzman (2 June 2010). "Ex-Florida GOP chairman Jim Greer indicted on charges of grand theft, money laundering". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved 2 June 2010.
- "Jim Greer sentenced to 18 months in prison Read more here: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2013/03/jim-greer-sentenced-to-18-months-in-prison.html#storylink=cpy". Miami Herald. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
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