PHOTOS: Thompson Fundraiser Has Rap Sheet

Records show Philip Martin sold drugs, took bets and now has tax debts to face.

Thompson Fundraiser Has Rap Sheet

Phil Martin
Phil Martin
Phil Martin
Phil Martin
Phil Martin
Phil Martin
Phil Martin
Phil Martin
Phil Martin
Phil Martin
Philip J. Martin (on the left), a longtime friend of presidential hopeful Fred Thompson, has traveled the country and raised more than $6 million in support of the Republican candidate's campaign.

But before being at the heart of Thompson's campaign, Martin has been a bookie, drug dealer and accused double-dealer. According to police files, Martin was convicted or pleaded guilty to multiple felonies in the 1970s and 80s and started and folded dozens of businesses in the 1990s. (ABC News)

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