A big name candidate just made a huge mistake that could take him out of the race.
A history of unethical business dealings could be his undoing.
A top Democratic candidate has a big prison secret that’s about to explode.
Democrat presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg is not just the wealthiest person in the Democratic primary, he’s one of the wealthiest people in the world.
He’s worth $55 billion dollars and he’s willing to use underhanded methods to make the most of his fortune.
He’s been secretly influencing politics with a secret company call Hawkfish that he uses to help Democrats with the intention of overpowering the powerful Republic data operations.
Hawkfish has no website or public presence on the internet and a search of elections databases turned up no financial records connected to work for Democratic causes.
Hawkfish was reportedly behind the recent Virginia elections that gave Democrats complete control of the state.
A report from CNBC this week stated:
Hawkfish will be the “primary digital agency and technology services provider for the campaign,” Julie Wood, a Bloomberg campaign spokeswoman, told CNBC. She added that the firm “is now providing digital ad services, including content creation, ad placement and analytics” for their campaign. It will also help Democratic races across the country in future election cycles, she said.
Bloomberg has spent $120 million in the three weeks since he’s jumped in the race.
Even though he has money to spare, Bloomberg has one way of cutting costs that he didn’t want anyone to know about.
He’s been using prison labor to promote his campaign.
According to the Daily Wire:
Democrat presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg, who is one of the wealthiest people in the world, reportedly used prison labor to make campaign phone calls promoting his campaign.
“Through a third-party vendor, the Mike Bloomberg 2020 campaign contracted New Jersey-based call center company ProCom, which runs calls centers in New Jersey and Oklahoma,” The Intercept reported. “Two of the call centers in Oklahoma are operated out of state prisons. In at least one of the two prisons, incarcerated people were contracted to make calls on behalf of the Bloomberg campaign.”
A source told The Intercept that one of the prisons that was used was a women’s prison where the women were making calls to California and disclosed that they were paid for by the Bloomberg campaign, but did not disclose that they were making the calls while incarcerated.
The Bloomberg campaign confirmed the story in an email to The Intercept, claiming that they would not have engaged in doing business with the subcontractor if they would have known that prison labor would have been used.
Alex Friedmann, managing editor of Prison Legal News, responded to the news by saying, “The use of prison labor is the continued exploitation of people who are locked up, who really have virtually no other opportunities to have employment or make money other than the opportunities given to them by prison officials.”
“John Scallan, a ProCom co-founder, said his company pays the Oklahoma minimum wage of $7.25 an hour to the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, which then pays the incarcerated people working in the call centers,” The Intercept continued. “The Department of Corrections website lists the maximum monthly wage for the incarcerated at $20 dollars a month, but another policy document says there is a maximum pay of $27.09 per month.”
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