Donald Trump stepped down as director of his media group last month

Former USA. US President Donald Trump has been removed as a director from the board of directors. Trump Media and technology group (TMTG) last month, state documents showed, weeks before the firm received a subpoena from federal authorities.

The June 8 Florida Department of Corporations document also showed that Donald Trump Jr. as well as Kashyap Patel were removed as directors.

A message from the company-owned social network Truth Social said that Donald Trump remains on the board of directors of TMTG.

TMTG did not respond to a Reuters request for more information about the filing.

The company received a subpoena from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SPK) dated June 27 and another subpoena from a federal grand jury in the Southern District of New York dated June 30, regulatory filings showed last week.

TMTG agrees to merge with shell company digital world in October and the deal was expected to close by the second half of this year.

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The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority have been investigating the deal since late last year. On June 13, Digital World reported that the SEC had requested more information about the deal.

(Reporting by Chavi Mehta in Bangalore; edited by Sriraj Kalluvila)

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