A federal grand jury is seeking a wide variety of e-mails and text messages involving George D. Gallo, the former state Republican chairman who is now at the center of an ongoing FBI investigation into whether campaign work was steered to a Florida printing house.
The House Republican office released three subpoenas Friday that had been received in the Gallo investigation.
Subpoenas to the House Republican Campaign Committee, the House Republican office, and the New Friends political action committee all seek “any and all documents,” including e-mails, invoices, and contracts dating back to January 2008, between Gallo and any staff member. The same request is being made of correspondence between the committees and The Vinco Group, LLC, a campaign consulting group operated by Gallo since 2003.
The latest subpoenas also seek all correspondence with Florida-based Direct Mail Systems, Inc. and a relatively small, Ohio-based company named King Strategic Communications that has 12 employees shown on its web site. Federal agents are also seeking any correspondence with any other direct mail vendor that the Republicans used. Continue reading