The FBI issued a subpoena to the state Highway Patrol on Friday, ordering the agency to produce all records related to private air travel of the Easley family.
The request is made as part of a grand jury investigation, according to the documents. The grand jury meets next week, according to the subpoena.
Besides seeking information about the private travels of former Gov. Mike Easley, his wife Mary Easley and his son Michael Easley Jr., the subpoena requests documents relating to:
Payments made in exchange for the air travel.
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Communications with the Easley family regarding the private travel.
Communications regarding public inquiries surrounding the air travel.
The state Highway Patrol's records retention policy.
The retention or destruction of records related to travel by the Easley family.
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