19 Nov 2012

Investigation launched into suspected electoral fraud in American Samoa

6:09 am on 19 November 2012

An investigation into suspected election fraud in the November 6th general elections in American Samoa has been launched.

The probe is being carried out by the Office for Territorial and Office Of Territorial And International Criminal Intelligence And Drug Enforcement.

The investigation centres around an individual who apparently voted twice in the general elections.

The case was brought to attention by the Chief Election Officer Soliai Tuipine.