WASHINGTON — Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is requesting additional information from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation about its involvement in Operation Choke Point.

Issa sent a letter Monday to FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg charging that the agency has been working closely with the Department of Justice as part of its law enforcement effort to root out fraud through the payments processing system.

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