The FBI gave search warrants to councilmembers Janee Ayers and Scott Benson to search their home, according to the article.

Duggan said during a press conference that the FBI did not inform him beforehand, however, he told them about previous goings-on with former City Council members including Gabe Leland who resigned from City Council after pleading guilty to misconduct and Andre Spivey and an (unnamed) staff worker who allegedly took over $35,000 in bribery payments. According to a Detroit Free Press article, the financial compensation was part of a reported bribery conspiracy from 2016-2020 to sway city business, prosecutors said.

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