(WTVJ-TV) A South Florida congressman's chief of staff resigned Friday after being implicated in an alleged voting fraud scheme.
Miami Democrat Joe Garcia said he had asked Jeffrey Garcia, no relation, for his resignation after the man took responsibility for the plot. Several hours earlier, law enforcement investigators raided the homes of Giancarlo Sopo, 30, the congressman's communications director, and John Estes, 26, his 2012 campaign manager.
"I'm shocked and disappointed about this," Garcia told The Miami Herald. "This is something that hit me from left field. Until today, I had no earthly idea this was going on."
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