WHOA: Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Maddox (D) arrested by FBI, hit with 44-count indictment

Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Maddox (D) was arrested this morning by the FBI and hit with a 44-count indictment on charges of “racketeering, bank fraud, extortion and bribery”:

Although not nationally known, Maddox was a big deal in Florida Dem circles:

And he’s facing some serious time if convicted:

Maddox was Mayor of Tallahassee before fellow Democrat Andrew Gillum, who just lost the Florida gubernatorial race to Republican Ron DeSantis in part because of allegations of corruption in the capital:

So Gillum is in the clear?

The current mayor weighs in:

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