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Doug Ford claims a contact list has been stolen from Mayor's Office
The brother of the Mayor also says that confidential list is now in the hands of mayoral candidate Karen Stintz...
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Doug Ford came out swinging at City Hall on Friday, armed with accusations of theft.

The manager of Mayor Rob Ford's re-election campaign says someone has stolen the contact list from the Mayor's office.

He was tipped off by a call he received from a man in Calgary, who only contacted the Mayor's office once, and had no other dealings with the city of Toronto,  but yet he received a phone call from the Stintz campaign team. 

Newstalk 1010 spoke to a resident from Etobicoke who said she received an email from the Stintz campaign. She was taken aback since she was never following the campaign and was frustrated by the email, which went to her personal account. The message was about a page and called for monetary support.

Toronto Police would only say they were contacted about the matter, but they wouldn't even say if an investigation was even taking place.

However, Doug Ford didn't stop there.

He also accused the Stintz team of asking for campaign donations from 33 senior staff members at City Hall.

If true, that could be something that could be against the code of conduct, according to municipal law expert John Mascarin, a lawyer at Aird and Berlis in Toronto.

"It could potentially breach a number of provisions in there, including the improper use of influence, compelling staff members to engage in partisan political activity and potentially undertaking election campaign work."

There could be a loophole though. If the Stintz team sent it out as a general mailer, according to Mascarin, that would be all above board.

"If some members of senior staff happened to receive them, there's nothing inappropriate about that."

When it comes to the Stintz campaign, they released a statement saying:

We have people supporting Karen who have supported other candidates in the past, and we accept lists that are given to us. If people on our list don't want to support Karen or don't want to receive emails they can simply click on unsubscribe.

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Doug Ford came out swinging at City Hall on Friday, armed with accusations of theft.

The manager of Mayor Rob Ford's re-election campaign says someone has stolen the contact list from the Mayor's office.

He was tipped off by a call he received from a man in Calgary, who only contacted the Mayor's office once, and had no other dealings with the city of Toronto,  but yet he received a phone call from the Stintz campaign team. 

Newstalk 1010 spoke to a resident from Etobicoke who said she received an email from the Stintz campaign. She was taken aback since she was never following the campaign and was frustrated by the email, which went to her personal account. The message was about a page and called for monetary support.

Toronto Police would only say they were contacted about the matter, but they wouldn't even say if an investigation was even taking place.

However, Doug Ford didn't stop there.

He also accused the Stintz team of asking for campaign donations from 33 senior staff members at City Hall.

If true, that could be something that could be against the code of conduct, according to municipal law expert John Mascarin, a lawyer at Aird and Berlis in Toronto.

"It could potentially breach a number of provisions in there, including the improper use of influence, compelling staff members to engage in partisan political activity and potentially undertaking election campaign work."

There could be a loophole though. If the Stintz team sent it out as a general mailer, according to Mascarin, that would be all above board.

"If some members of senior staff happened to receive them, there's nothing inappropriate about that."

When it comes to the Stintz campaign, they released a statement saying:

We have people supporting Karen who have supported other candidates in the past, and we accept lists that are given to us. If people on our list don't want to support Karen or don't want to receive emails they can simply click on unsubscribe.

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