Federal prosecutors issued subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago and the Trump Victory PAC this week for information on a South Florida massage parlor owner.
Li "Cindy" Yang became a subject of public fascination after a sting at a parlor she once owned led to the arrest of prominent figures like New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. Yang no longer owned the spa at the time of the arrests, but pictures soon surfaced of her with President Donald Trump and other major Republican leaders.
Now Yang has become the subject of public corruption probe into whether she used a consulting firm to funnel money from China to Trump's reelection campaign, according to the Miami Herald.
Investigators tell the paper neither Mar-a-Lago nor Trump Victory are the targets of the investigation. The subpoenas do indicate both the Trump-owned private club and the political action committee could be part of the corruption investigation of Yang.
The Herald reports a federal grand jury approved the subpoena, which seeks all communications involving Yang, along with 11 people, one charity, and seven companies connected to her.
The list of people includes employees for a string of Asian massage parlors Yang has owned for years in South Florida.
Yang previously told the Herald she sold the spa where Kraft and other men were arrested before alleged prostitution took place.
Yang's famous picture with Trump was taken at the president's West Palm Beach country club during a Super Bowl party, according to the Herald. The two watched the Patriots win another championship shortly before Kraft was arrested for soliciting sex at a nearby Jupiter spa.
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