According to a CNN report, John Edwards’ attorney, Wade Smith has told the media that subpoenas have been issued. He said that he has no idea who was behind the investigation. Watch the video.

CLEVELAND - OCTOBER 5:  Sen. John Edwards (D-NC) makes a point during his debate with Vice President Dick Cheney October 5, 2004 at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. This was the only vice presidential debate scheduled between the two.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

The North Carolina investigation is centered upon the allegations that Edwards’ 2008 presidential campaign sent funds to Rielle Hunter, the mother of his unborn child, who worked as a videographer for it while maintaining her clandestine relationship with the candidate.

Once the allegations became public, Edwards and his wife Elizabeth legally separated. Watch the video below..