Good Friday morning. An ongoing federal corruption investigation in Tallahassee — one which loomed (maybe unfairly) over former Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum’s campaign — keeps spreading. And the question remains: How wide will it get?
Third indictment handed down — As the Tallahassee Democrat’s Jeff Burlew succinctly describes it: “John ‘J.T.’ Burnette, a wealthy entrepreneur and the alleged middle man between City Commissioner Scott Maddox and undercover FBI agents posing as businessmen, was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury in connection with the bureau’s long-running public corruption probe.”
‘Feed a dog’ — The indictment released on Thursday had some choice words from Burnette about Maddox, who once was chairman of the Florida Democratic Party and a rising sta...Read More