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FLORIDA'S LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR HAS RESIGNED ...

THE NEWS COMES A DAY AFTER JENNIFER CARROLL SENT HER RESIGNATION LETTER TO GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT...

HIS CHIEF AIDE SAYS SHE WAS INTERVIEWED BY FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TUESDAY ...

IT WAS REGARDING HER WORK WITH ALLIED VETERANS OF THE WORLD ... A FLORIDA-BASED NONPROFIT THAT OPERATES A CHAIN OF INTERNET CAFES.

CARROLL ONCE OWNED A PUBLIC RELATIONS FIRM THAT REPRESENTED ALLIED VETERANS.

CARROLL'S TIES TO THE COMPANY WERE QUESTIONED WHEN SHE WAS A STATE LAWMAKER AND PROPOSED A BILL THAT WOULD BENEFIT INTERNET CAFES.

THE OWNER OF ALLIED VETERANS WAS ARRESTED TUESDAY IN OKLAHOMA ON CHARGES OF RACKETEERING...

CHASE EGAN BURNS AND HIS WIFE KRISTIN BURNS BOTH FACE EXTRADITION TO FLORIDA TO FACE THE CHARGES.

CARROLL IS A NAVY VETERAN AND MARRIED MOTHER OF THREE.

HER SON ... NOLAN ... PLAYS DEFENSIVE BACK FOR THE MIAMI DOLPHINS.

SO FAR .. NO COMMENT FROM CARROLL'S AIDES.

NICOLE GRETHER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.

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