Planet | 11:44 a.m.
CHICAGO / AFP
Police in Chicago (Illinois, North America) said Thursday that it had opened an investigation into a theft of checks in the home of President Barack Obama’s campaign for an amount in excess of $ 50,000, according to a television local.
“We investigated a burglary” at the headquarters of “Obama for America”, the nerve center of the reelection campaign of outgoing Democratic president, installed on a skyscraper in downtown Chicago, told AFP a spokesman for the Police of the great Midwest City, Mike Sullivan.
Sullivan did not confirm the information reported by Fox News Chicago whereby these checks amounted to “more than $ 50,000.”
Meanwhile, the spokesman for ‘Obama for America’, Ben Finkenbinder, told AFP that “we had sent three checks to suppliers fell into the wrong hands, and after realizing alerted the police.”