POLITICS
07/09/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Ex-Aide: FBI Investigating Rep. Conyers' Wife

An adviser to Detroit City Councilwoman Monica Conyers said FBI agents asked him in early June to cooperate with their investigation into possible City Hall corruption.

Sam Riddle, a political consultant who worked as Conyers' chief of staff after she was elected in 2005, said Monday that agents also told his attorney they had been tapping Riddle's cell phone for the past year.

"After leaving that interview, I became firmly convinced there are council people that are clearly targeted," he said, adding of Conyers: "I believe they're looking at her real hard."

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