#FratPack may be more appropriate to call them the #FraudSquad
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Seminole GOP chair who works for Brodeur knew mysterious independent candidate in key Senate race | @Jason_Garcia @reporterannie @orlandosentinel @LeaLovesUSA /1
Meanwhile, an advertising campaign that promoted her candidacy - designed to siphon votes from her Democratic opponent and help Rep #JasonBrodeur win the election — included mailers featuring a stock photo of a different woman.

orlandosentinel.com/politics/2020-… /2
One local politician knows Iannotti: #BenParis, former mayor of Longwood who works for #JasonBrodeur at Seminole Chamber of Commerce, where Brodeur is pres & CEO. Paris is the VP of ops. Paris was hired by Brodeur in Feb 2019. /3
Ben Paris told @orlandosentinel he knows Iannotti thru a friend in Winter Springs who once lived with her.
orlandosentinel.com/politics/2020-…
“I don’t think anybody could convince her to do anything she wouldn’t want to do,” said Paris, who is the chair of the Seminole County R-Party. /4
Paris’ cousin was 1 of only 4 who donated to Iannotti’s campaign.

Steven Smith, a registered Rep who lived w/Paris & reg to vote at Paris’ Longwood home, gave $200 to Iannotti on June 9. It was the 1st state-level campaign contribution he ever made.
/5
Iannotti was 1 of 3 IND candidates in 🔑 Senate races last yr who did no campaigning of their own but were the subject of a $550k ad campaign organized by R consultants & financed by nonprofit org that doesn't disclose donors.

orlandosentinel.com/news/os-prem-n… /6
Ads touted Iannotti & the other 2 IND, who appeared on the ballot in S.Florida races, w/pledges worded to appeal to left-leaning voters.

All 3 races were ultimately won by Republicans, helping the party retain control of the 40-member Florida Senate. orlandosentinel.com/news/os-ne-sen… /7
Paris said he spoke to Iannotti after she filed to run for SD9 seat. He doesn’t remember details. He says he didn’t know why his cousin (Smith) donated to Iannotti.

Smith’s mother said she didn’t think her son gave money to candidates saying he “has always had limited funds.” /8
Another of Iannotti’s 4 contributors was #EricFoglesong, records show donated $300 & appears to have provided other help to Iannotti’s campaign, incl writing the check paying filing fee.
/9
#EricFoglesong was also paid via contract from the Seminole County Tax Collector's Office under Joel Greenberg.
/10
Foglesong is primarily a Dem political consultant, but has supported Seminole Rs — incl Paris. #EricFoglesong gave $1,000 to Paris last year when he unsuccessfully challenged Lee Constantine. Paris’ campaign against Constantine was supported by #ChrisDorworth. /11
#BenParis attempted to challenge Seminole Commissioners who voted against Chris Dorworth's #RiverCross. Paris & #MattMorgan both ran for Commissioner & lost. Dorworth threw $250,000++ into negative ads against the incumbents.
/12
Foglesong donated $1,000 to #JasonBrodeur’s campaign in Feb 2019. Brodeur refunded him 2 weeks later.
Investigators had learned of a conversation between Dorworth & #MattGaetz about finding a third-party candidate to help Brodeur win his Senate race. /13
Foglesong has worked for more than a decade in local politics but his career was rocked in Apr 2019 when he was arrested & charged w/stealing $20k from a PAC for John Mina campaign for Orange County sheriff. He pleaded guilty - 1 count of grand theft. /14
One of Iannotti’s contributors, Adam Heath is friends w/Foglesong on FB.
Another, Todd Karvoski said he’d never heard of Iannotti & didn’t contribute.

Iannotti moved to Sweden earlier this year, has not responded to repeated requests for comment. /15
I'm just going to tag this off the back here. #DataTargetingInc /18

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