The owner of McShane LLC, the political consulting company that arranged to recruit Proud Boys to attend a post-presidential election protest and rally in North Las Vegas, set up a political action committee in Nevada that has one benefactor — McShane LLC. The PAC was registered in Nevada by Rob Burgess, who served as Chief of Staff for McShane LLC as recently as April, according to his LinkedIn page. The Take Back the West PAC raised $78,900 in 2020 and spent $20,279 — all of it paid to McShane LLC, according to records from the Secretary of State. The bulk of the money — $50,000 — came from the South Point Hotel and Casino five days after the election. The Nevada Republican Party contributed $15,000. McShane LLC principal Rory McShane asked the Current to submit questions regarding the PAC via text but did not respond.The Nevada Secretary of State did not immediately respond to questions about whether PACs may benefit those who establish them. A federal PAC also called Take Back the West raised $647,795 in 2020, according to Federal Election Commission records. Olexsandra Ruffin, wife of Trump business partner Phil Ruffin, contributed $500,000, and developer Richard MacDonald contributed $146,442. The PAC paid $72,442 to McShane LLC for advertising opposing Joe Biden and $495,000 supporting Trump, according to the records. The federal PAC, which has been operation for just one cycle, has received at least five notices from the FEC identifying inconsistencies in reporting and requesting corrections. The initial treasurer of that PAC was also Burgess. He has been replaced by Wyatt Metzger, also an employee of McShane LLC, according to his LinkedIn account.