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BREAKING: Greg Lindberg Found Guilty, “Governor Roy Cooper’s Campaign Comes Out Swinging Against Dan Forest”


Mar 05, 2020

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Thursday, March 5, 2020
CONTACT: Liz Doherty

BREAKING: Greg Lindberg Found Guilty, “Governor Roy Cooper’s Campaign Comes Out Swinging Against Dan Forest”

**New** digital ad + website raise questions about Dan Forest’s biggest donor – just found guilty on all counts for bribing a government official.

 

RALEIGH – Just now, Dan Forest’s biggest donor Greg Lindberg was found guilty on all counts for bribing a government official. Yesterday, the first day of the general election, “Governor Roy Cooper’s campaign came out swinging against Dan Forest” with a new digital ad campaign, WBTV reports.

Liz Doherty, spokesperson for Cooper for NC, said, “Dan Forest continues to try and hide his involvement in the scandal, but reality hits hard today – his biggest donor was just found guilty on all counts for bribing a government official. Now more than ever, North Carolinians need to know the truth about Forest’s role in the Lindberg scandal.”

The AP summarized the Forest-Lindberg connection laid out in the ad, “Cooper’s campaign began a digital ad campaign highlighting connections between Forest and insurance magnate Greg Lindberg, who has given large amounts to committees supporting Forest.”

Cooper for NC launched ‘What’s Dan Hiding?’ – a digital ad campaign featuring a new :30 spot and website (WhatsDanHiding.com). The campaign highlights Forest’s ties to Lindberg. As of this morning, Greg Lindberg was found guilty on all counts.

Watch HERE.

Transcript:

April 2, 2019. Dan Forest’s biggest donor indicted for bribing a government official.

Newscaster 1: New this hour, North Carolina’s second-in-command may have bigger ties to a man facing federal bribery charges than previously thought.

Newscaster 2: Our team discovered an email from Lt. Governor Dan Forest’s chief-of-staff about setting up a meeting between that Commissioner and two men now facing federal charges.

Newscaster 3: Officials with Dan Forest admit they failed to report a special kind of donation from Greg Lindberg

What else is Dan Forest hiding?

Visit WhatsDanHiding.com for more on Dan Forest’s central role in North Carolina’s largest political bribery scandal.

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