TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida Governor Rick Scott’s second in command, Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll, has taken center stage after a former employee accused her of sexual misconduct with another female worker, the Orlando Sentinel reports.
Carletha Cole was a former spokesperson for Carroll, but she was arrested last year after taking an illegally recorded conversation of Carroll to a Florida newspaper reporter.
It is not clear what was on the recording, but Cole’s lawyer filed a 14-page document with several accusations against 49-year-old Carroll, including details about an inappropriate relationship between the Lieutenant governor and her travel aide, Beatriz Ramos.
The document describes Cole walking in on Carroll and Ramos in a “compromising position”.
The court filing was a response to the state’s effort to keep certain details of the case confidential, including lie detector results given to Cole about what she witnessed.
Carroll calls the accusation a smear campaign and told the Associated Press it was false.
Cole faces felony charges for unauthorized recording.
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