The attorney general of Florida has asked state law enforcement officials and the FBI to investigate Mike Bloomberg for his role in paying off the legal debts of 32,000 convicted felons so they can vote in the November election.
The New York Post reported that Ashley Moody, a Republican, has put in the request to probe the payments. Bloomberg and more than 44,000 other people nationwide contributed to a fund that paid the court fees and fines of ex-convicts in Florida who needed to settle their debts with the state in order to regain their right to vote.
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In a letter to the FBI and its state partners in Florida, Moody wrote, “After preliminarily reviewing this limited public information and law, it appears further investigation is warranted. Accordingly, I request that your agencies further investigate this matter and take appropriate steps as merited.”
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