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Inspector General's office searches Cuyahoga County Executive's office

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Posted at 9:13 PM, Feb 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-21 11:40:52-05

CLEVELAND — The county Inspector General's Office conducted a search of the offices of Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish, sources confirmed.

This is the second time Budish's office has been searched in less than a week.

Agents were looking for any computer or notebook accessed by Cuyahoga County Chief Communications Officer Eliza Wing.

A search warrant provided to News 5 states authorities raided Budish's office looking for criminal evidence of extortion, coercion, obstruction, intimidation and tampering.

The search warrant states they were also searching for unedited copies of video recordings made on or about Feb. 15, in which Budish discusses last week's search warrant.

An inventory of the items seized includes a laptop, a phone message book, multiple notebooks and post-it notes.

You can view the search warrant and the inventory list below.

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RELATED: Warrant reveals agents raided county offices for evidence of extortion, intimidation, obstruction

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