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John Edwards Sought Millions From Heiress Rachel 'Bunny' Mellon As Feds Closed In

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This undated photo released by the U.S. Marshals Service, Wednesday, June 15, 2011, shows former U.S. Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., who pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and campaign law violations in early June. (AP Photo/U.S. Marshals Service) | AP

Just weeks before federal prosecutors charged John Edwards in a six-count felony indictment, ABC News has been told, the two-time Democratic presidential candidate requested millions of dollars from Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, the banking heiress whose financial support of Edwards is at the center of the criminal case.

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