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The FGR is initiating an investigation in opposition to the influencers who broke the voting ban

Alejandro Gertz Manero's agency reported that it had received numerous complaints through its citizen service systems.

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The Attorney General's Office (FGR) reported this Thursday that it has opened an investigation into the influencers who took part during the ban on local and federal elections on Jan.

In a statement, the institution responsible for Alejandro Gertz Manero announced that it had received numerous complaints about the videos that these influencers published on their social networks, in particular on Instagram, through their citizen service systems via the Special Public Prosecutor for Electoral Crime (FEDE).

"The Public Prosecutor General of the Republic (FGR) reports through the Special Public Prosecutor for Electoral Crime (FISEL) that it has received numerous complaints through its FEDENET and FEDETEL citizen service systems about the facts in connection with the so-called“ influencers ”that took place during the closing date for the last 2020-2021 elections allegedly spreading messages, ”the official statement said.

The National Electoral Institute (INE) announced that it would investigate 95 people who had disseminated content for the benefit of the Greens, the advertising agencies involved and the political party, in order to bring a case to the electoral court of the Power Justice Association (TEPJF).

"It is stated that there is a concerted or planned action with a specific purpose: to disseminate and support the political proposals of the Greens, the incidence or effect of which can be verified in the closed phase of the current 2020-2021 federal election process, makes the intervention of this authority required ”, announced the INE in a statement.

The institute announced that those involved would be invited to hand over evidence.

Following the precaution of suspending messages on Instagram, @INEMexico is investigating "influencers" who distributed messages in favor of the Green Ecologist Party of Mexico during the #Veda election. # Elecciones2021MX

– @INEMexico (@INEMexico) 10. June 2021

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