ATLANTA - The Federal Bureau of Investigation has requested records for a $250 million Kentucky Turnpike Authority bond issue sold last October, apparently in connection with an inquiry into the deal's lead manager Lazard Freres & Co., according to officials familiar with the request.

Pat Mulloy, secretary of the Kentucky Finance and Administration Cabinet, which oversees state bond offerings, said yesterday that an FBI agent visited the cabinet's offices last week asking for records on the turnpike deal, including a 10-page memo written by the cabinet staffers shortly after the deal was sold.

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