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WSJ: Subject of FBI probe appeared to PROSPER during Wayne Goodwin tenure at NC DOI

  NCGOP chairman Robin Hayes on an FBI surveillance tape.    Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey and a PAC tied to Lt. Gov. Dan Forest receiving BIG $$$$ from the subject of an FBI probe.  Now, sources close to said subject of said FBI probe are…

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WSJ: Mike Causey “cooperated secretly” with FBI probe in NC? (Ruh-Roh!)

  The Wall Street Journal dropped quite a stink bomb on #ncpol today: […] A federal criminal investigation, made public in October after subpoenas were issued, is looking into Mr. Lindberg’s political donations and his relationship with North Carolina regulators, according to people familiar with…

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#ncga: And then there were TWO! (Perhaps a THIRD?)

We already told you about John Blust getting a visit from the FeeBs.  Now it appears another Republican legislator also had an unexpected encounter: FBI agents reached out to at least two members of the N.C. House of Representatives in recent months, asking questions about…

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#ncga: FBI? (O-M-G.)

It’s been whispered around the halls of the legislative building for years now:  The feds are hot on the trail of Speaker Timmy and his pals.   Now, according to one former legislator, that piece of workplace gossip may be coming true: A former state…

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#ncga: The FBI? (WTF?) (OMG.)

Speaker Tim Moore’s faaaaaaaaaaaaaaavorite TV reporter is at it again.  Apparently, some folks at the federal level (who carry handcuffs for a living) are interested in what some folks at the state government level are doing:  The FBI has started an inquiry into accusations made…

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#ncpol: Details keep dripping out on L’affaire Pittenger

Word came out this week that the FBI is looking at congressman Robert Pittenger’s family business.  It is *amazing* how much we are hearing about said probe from the alleged focus of said probe: U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger’s annual financial disclosure filed Thursday shows millions of dollars…

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#ncpol: FBI keeping busy in Charlotte

Last year, we had high drama over then-mayor Patrick Cannon’s arrest and conviction on federal corruption charges.  Now, comes word that a federal investigation is touching very closely to another Charlotte politician:  Congressman Robert Pittenger’s family business, Pittenger Land Investments, is being investigated by the…