Perdue Helped Trooper When She Was A Senator, FBI Report Shows
The Raleigh News & Observer and WTVD-TV report that an FBI file from the 1990s shows that Gov. Bev Perdue used her political influence when she was a state senator to help a state trooper get promoted and moved to her hometown. That state trooper, Randy Glover, was later promoted to head the NC Highway Patrol when Perdue became governor. Glover resigned from the post last summer shortly after he accused the media of blowing NC Highway Patrol scandals out of proportion. His credentials were often questioned, as was Perdue's role in his rise through NC Highway Patrol ranks. WTVD obtained the 1996 FBI report (95 pages) through the Freedom of Information Action. The report is posted here. The FBI was investigating corruption allegations.