Rigell, according to the report, has been following salacious accounts such as “Let There Be Porn,” “Fast Lane Mag,” “Hottest Phone Sex” and “Sexoroid.” Not exactly behavior becoming of a Congressman.
Turns out there is a simple explanation for the blunder. Rigell’s office uses software that is set up to make Rigell’s account automatically follow anyone who follows him.
“Although we try and monitor for spam-like actions such as this, there are some that do get through,” Rigell Communication Director Crystal Cameron told Fox. “We were completely unaware of this, and our new media people have taken immediate action to disable the program and remove any inappropriate content.”
After being contacted by Fox, Rigell’s office stopped following the controversial accounts.
Each year since 1990, CQ Roll Call has reviewed the financial disclosures of all 541 senators, representatives and delegates to determine the 50 richest members of Congress. This year's report, derived from forms covering the calendar year 2012, shows it took a net worth of $6.67 million to crack the exclusive club.