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Bond revoked for man who retaliated against judge

GULFPORT — A judge has revoked a man’s bond awaiting sentencing on two counts of retaliating against a federal judge by filing false liens against him.

On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden ordered James A. Hennis, of Waynesboro, taken into custody after hearing testimony that Hennis had violated conditions of his release.

Court document say Hennis, who had hired several different attorneys, failed to meet with his latest attorney Sept. 17 and failed to return phone calls.

Hennis will be sentenced Nov. 2.

The 52-year-old Hennis had been arrested after he was accused of filing a false lien in 2010 for $10 million against U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett.


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Ross Reily is editor of the Mississippi Business Journal. He is a husband to an amazing wife, dad to 3 crazy kids and 2 dogs. He is also a fan of the Delta State Fighting Okra and the Boston Red Sox.

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