Trump social media merger hit with grand jury subpoenas

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The special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, merging with former President Donald Trump's social media company has been hit with subpoenas from a federal grand jury in New York, The New York Times reports Monday, per a regulatory filing.

The subpoenas were issued to Digital World Acquisition and its directors within the past week, the Times reports. The merger between Digital World and Trump Media & Technology Group — after which Trump Media would "assume Digital World's listing and trade as a public company" — has been under investigation by regulators for months, the Times adds.

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