Former Gwinnett County Commissioner Shirley Lasseter’s son has provided information on three targets of an ongoing federal corruption investigation – including at least person one who tried to buy Lasseter’s vote, a court motion filed Monday says.
While cooperating with investigators, John Fanning, Lasseter’s son, recorded a series of meetings with at least one person in which they discussed the sale of Lasseter’s vote on a matter the person believed to be pending before the Board of Commissioners, the motion says. The person ultimately provided $3,000 to Fanning in exchange for Fanning’s assurance that Lasseter would vote favorably on the pending legislation.
Fanning has provided federal investigators with information “on at least two other targets of the FBI’s corruption investigation,” the filing says.
As Drudge would say, developing….