FBI searches home linked to multiple Memphis politicians
The home of a Memphis City Council member and Shelby County commissioner was searched Thursday by the FBI in Tennessee.
A spokesperson for the FBI advised Fox News Digital that the search was carried out on the Memphis home, which property data present is owned by Memphis City Council member Edmund Ford, Sr.
The home can be related along with his son, Edmund Ford, Jr., who’s a Shelby County commissioner, a marketing campaign submitting from March signifies.
The spokesperson did not verify any additional particulars in regards to the search.
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A spokesperson for the Shelby County Mayor’s Office advised Fox News Digital that the warrant was served on Commissioner Ford.
“Mayor Harris had no prior knowledge of the search warrant served on Commissioner Ford. However, everyone, including Mr. Ford, is entitled to the presumption of innocence. Also, I would like to note that the Mayor has been working for some time to advance a series of local reforms and breathe new life into the County’s Ethics Ordinance. Getting serious about these efforts seems more important now than ever. Additional details, if any, about this current investigation will have to come from the investigating agencies,” the spokesperson mentioned.
Fox News Digital reached out to each Edmund Ford, Sr. and Edmund Ford, Jr.