Indictment references a “Public Official A,” who allegedly met with those charged
Former Rep. Robin Hayes, R-N.C., and three other men were indicted in a bribery, fraud and political money scandal in North Carolina. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo).
A bribery, fraud and political money scandal in North Carolina rocked the state’s Republicans on Tuesday with federal indictments of party insiders, including former Rep. Robin Hayes, and the case may reverberate yet on Capitol Hill.
Federal prosecutors have charged Hayes, chairman of the state’s Republican party, and three others, including big donor Greg Lindberg, founder and chairman of Eli Global, in connection with an effort to bribe the state insurance commissioner with campaign donations, according to a federal indictment unsealed Tuesday.