Feds Investigate Kraken’s Funding For Election Suits

The Daily Beast reports:

The federal probe, which has not been previously reported, is examining the finances of Defending the Republic, an organization founded by Powell to fund her “Kraken” lawsuits to overturn the 2020 election, the sources said. According to two of the people familiar with the matter, a grand jury was empaneled, and subpoenas and documents requests have gone out to multiple individuals as recently as September.

In secretly recorded conversations released by erstwhile Powell ally Lin Wood over the past few days, former Overstock.com and Defending the Republic CEO Patrick Byrne accused Powell of pocketing funds from the group in order to pay for her defense against a billion dollar defamation suit filed against her by Dominion Voting Systems. The group’s board originally included former Trump national security advisor Mike Flynn, and his brother Joe.

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