Eric Greitens courted controversy and touched off political disputes even before acknowledging an extramarital affair and facing bombshell allegations that he blackmailed the woman involved. But he also made missteps as a first-time candidate and then as a freshman governor, raising questions in particular about secrecy. -PAY SCRUTINIZEDDuring his campaign, Greitens emphasized how he started The Mission Continues with combat pay from a tour in Iraq, and he initially worked for the charity without pay. -INAUGURAL DONORSGreitens made fighting corruption and making ethics reforms a key part of his successful campaign for governor. -DARK MONEY HELPWithin weeks of Greitens taking office, his campaign treasurer founded a non-profit group to promote the new governor's agenda.