WASHINGTON - Federal prosecutors in the state of New York are seeking information and documents regarding US President Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony.
The subpoena was issued by the US attorney's office in Manhattan and requires the committee to turn over requested documents related to the January 20, 2017 event.
According to the subpoena, investigators want more information on bank accounts related to the inauguration ceremony, donors, foreign contributions, vendors and contractors, US media reported on Tuesday.
By US law, only its citizens and legal residents are allowed to donate to inauguration ceremonies.
"We have just received a subpoena for documents. While we are still reviewing the subpoena, it is our intention to cooperate with the inquiry," a spokesperson for the inauguration told ABC News, which first reported the news.
The subpoena is specifically looking at communication between the inauguration committee and Los Angeles venture capitalist named Imaad Zuberi as well as the firm with which he is affiliated, Avenue Ventures.
The firm allegedly donated around $900,000 to the ceremony, the Washington Post revealed in separate reporting on the matter.
A spokesperson for Zuberi, who was asked about any foreign connection to the donation, said the money was Zuberi's personal money and that there was no foreign connection.
The $107m raised by Trump's inaugural committee, chaired by real estate developer and investor Thomas Barrack, was the largest in history, according to Federal Election Commission filings.(FA)