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FBI Raids Federally Subsidized Green Energy Firm Solyndra

12:49 PM, Sep 8, 2011 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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The Hill reports: 

The FBI raided bankrupt solar company Solynrda's San Francisco headquarters early Thursday morning, according to NBC.

Agents arrived at the failed green energy company's factory at 7 a.m. armed with search warrants at the request of the Department of Energy's inspector general, an FBI spokesman said.

The FBI declined further comment on the investigation or raid. 

The solar-cell maker abruptly filed for bankruptcy last week, surprising both employees and the Obama administration, which had secured $535 million in low interest loans for the company.

The Daily Caller's Amanda Carey reports that officials at Solyndra have visted the Obama White House at least 20 times.

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