FBI Raids Offices of Anti-Trump San Juan Mayor Over ‘Corruption Probe’
Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the offices of San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz Tuesday as part of an ongoing ‘corruption probe’ surrounding her administration.
According to the Hill, “FBI agents raided San Juan’s municipal building on Tuesday amid an investigation into purchasing practices used by city officials, including Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz.”
Decenas de agentes del FBI ocupan el 15to piso de la Torre Municipal. Asi llegaron esta mañana los federales. pic.twitter.com/z3h1CObwLp
— Luis Guardiola (@GuardiolaTwitt) October 16, 2018
Images of the raid went viral on social media within minutes.
“The raid helps us to confirm whether the allegations of irregularities are substantiated or not,” said a spokesperson with the FBI.
“We are filling out a search warrant, looking for documents and evidence that can support the allegation [of favoritism],” he added.