Newly released emails reveal that Mike Miller – an undercover FBI agent posing as a developer with business interests before the city of Tallahassee – covered a $4,386 expense for a fundraiser honoring Andrew Gillum which benefited the Gilllum affiliated PAC, Forward Florida.
However, a review of Forward Florida campaign reports show no expenditure or donation for the expense.
The invitation, is shown below, indicates the event was held at the home of Adam Corey on April 11, 2016 “Honoring Mayor Andrew Gillum.”
Emails indicate that the Florida Democratic help organize the event through the work of Brice Barnes. Barnes was listed as the Finance Director of the Florida Democratic Party at the time of the event.
An email, shown below, indicates that “Mike Miller” was asked to cover food and beverage expenses for the event which were provided by the Edison restaurant. Adam Corey was developer and owner of The Edison.
The invoice, shown below, indicates the cost of the the food and beverage for the event was $4,386.
A review of campaign records for the Forward Florida PAC shows no expenditure in 2016 for food and shows no donations from a Mike Miller or a company related to Mike Miller.
Another email, shown below, indicates that Mike Miller was previously going to donate $5,000, but that was changed after the event and, Miller paid for Edison bill. The email was from Adam Corey to Brice Barnes.
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FORWARD FLORIDA INVITE
Email from Adam Corey to Mike Miller