I'm looking to translate a sentence like:
Clowns have attacked old people, wet dogs and three-legged elephants by raising taxes, distributing poison blankets, spreading false rumors and soiling our clothing.
In English the list of "methods" is separated from the list of "goals" by the preposition "by".
How does Spanish handle a sentence like this?
...elefantes de tres patas aumentando los impuestos...
But it seems unclear that aumentando applies to the clowns.