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Report: Sen. Karen Carter Peterson under federal investigation after resignation Friday

2 months 2 weeks 4 days ago Saturday, April 09 2022 Apr 9, 2022 April 09, 2022 7:32 PM April 09, 2022 in News
Source: NOLA.com

BATON ROUGE - Longtime Senator Karen Carter Peterson, who resigned Friday, is the subject of a federal investigation, according to NOLA.com.

Specifics surrounding the investigation have not been released, but a source told NOLA.com the probe was financial and linked to Peterson's gambling addiction.

Peterson cited her addiction and depression as the reasons she was resigning from office.

This is a developing story.

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