Earlier this week, Miami New Times obtained a WhatsApp chat that appears to include volunteers working with the campaign of Miami-Dade County Commission candidate and former Republican state Sen. Alex Diaz de la Portilla.
They discuss stealing and shredding us chat now ballots taken from voters that year. The workers say they are working to defeat the free chat babes then-opponent, Zoraida Barreiro. After the story was posted — and despite ignoring numerous requests for comment before publishing — Diaz de la Portilla claimed "none of this is from my campaign or my campaign workers" and that the article was "libelous.
The chat took place in April and May of that year. The chat logs state Moyano in one case misspelled as "Andrea Unova Marketing" rather than "Adriana Ennova" created the thread. Both her name and phone appear throughout the logs.
The Ennovaco appears at least nine times and Moyano's name shows up more than times. WhatsApp by default uses phone s to identify those taking part in a chat. Names can be added voluntarily. On Monday, New Times published screenshots cleveland ohio local chat line photos from the WhatsApp thread that showed a group of women — all apparently working to elect Diaz de la Portilla — discussing stealing or shredding absentee ballots.
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In one image, a woman posted a photo of a ballot and wrote in Chat lines in fayetteville arkansas, "Stolen, hahahaa. The lady gave it to us, but what do we do if she voted for Zoraida???? In response, another member of the talk to strabgers instructed the woman to "tear it up and throw it away good.
Someone posted a photo of the inside of a ballot — which had been marked for Barreiro — and wrote, "Byebye.
Throughout the thread, participants discuss Diaz de la Portilla's campaign. The one identified as Moyano repeatedly states she is in contact with the candidate. At one point she tells the group, "Alex le gusto la estrategia," or "Alex liked the strategy" they had been using to communicate with voters. Most of the thread — grand rapids text chat "Alex Diaz de la Portilla" — shows the group coordinating canvassing plans, discussing ideas for lunch, and sharing geo-coordinates where they'd been canvassing.
Despite receiving thousands of dollars from Diaz de la Portilla and other candidates in recent years, Moyano is not well known in the media. Inshe sexual chat and fantasy for Doral City Commission but lost.
That year, the Miami Herald referred to her as a "newcomer.
Moyano did not respond to multiple calls, texts, and messages this week. On Wednesday, New Times reached an tall men chat woman at Moyano's phone who claimed she was Moyano's assistant; she said she could not give out Moyano's personal address. She took a message that a reporter requested a return call — but it never came. Bizarrely, Moyano's Doral race was also marred by allegations of fraud.
The Herald reported nud chat were investigating eight Doral ballots sent from an office building. Moyano was not implicated. By text message on Wednesday, Diaz de la Portilla acknowledged he paid Moyano's company for "marketing. He added: "My campaign, as all campaigns do, used dozens of vendors. Diaz de la Portilla also sent this reporter screenshots of the WhatsApp chat logs in which campaign volunteers claimed staffers for Zoraida Barreiro had insulted him and possibly mishandled ballots as well.
Diaz de la Portilla has a long and sordid history in Miami-Dade County politics stretching back decades. He later appealed and the fine was reduced.
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He was also charged that year with numerous misdemeanors but was ultimately acquitted. InSunshine State News reported he appeared to have randomly talk to strangers nearly 10, fake Twitter followers while running for state Senate that year.
Diaz de la Portilla is not Moyano's only Miami-area political client. The payments were listed for "professional services" and "consulting. Reached via phone, Sarnoff acknowledged the payment but said he knew nothing of the WhatsApp nebraska sex chat. He said he could not remember exactly what the money was for, but admitted he generally supported Diaz de la Portilla's campaign that year.
If ballots were actually destroyed as the chat implies, law enforcement could become involved. Stealing, destroying, and even photographing ballots is illegal under Florida law. A spokesperson for the Miami-Dade County State Attorney's Office, Ed Griffith, said he could neither confirm nor deny that the office is looking into the matter.
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Editor's Note: Due to a translation error, an earlier version of this story misstated a reference to Diaz de la Portilla's family members. New Times has also added additional context regarding a fine levied against him by the state of Florida in Keep Miami New Times Free Since we started Miami New Timesit has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we would like to keep it chat de miami way.
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