Posts Tagged ‘SCANDAL’

Former Detriot mayor’s Skytel lawsuit tossed

JACKSON — A judge in Mississippi has dismissed a federal lawsuit by former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick over the release of sexually explicit text messages. The Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News report the U.S. District Court judge yesterday said Kilpatrick didn’t follow court rules in filing an amended federal complaint against SkyTel Inc., […] [...]

Aldermen to vote on resolution asking for Davis’ resignation

SOUTHAVEN — Leaders of an affluent northern Mississippi suburb are expected to vote today on a resolution asking the mayor to resign over allegations that he misspent thousands of taxpayer dollars, including some at a gay sex shop in Canada. Southaven Mayor Greg Davis has come under increasing scrutiny since November when Mississippi Auditor Stacey […] [...]

Aldermen review mayor’s expenses; majority not city-related business

SOUTHAVEN — The Southaven Board of Aldermen said the vast majority of the $44,000 worth of receipts that they have been reviewing from Mayor Greg Davis’ expenses were not city-related business. During yesterday’s board meeting, The Commercial Appeal reports aldermen said they personally took the results of their review of the receipts to Mississippi Auditor […] [...]

Aldermen hold closed session on mayor’s spending

by Published: December 21,2011

Tags: municipal government, SCANDAL, sex

SOUTHAVEN — Southaven aldermen met in closed session last night to discuss $44,000 in receipts from meals and other items Mayor Greg Davis charged to the city. The Commercial Appeal reports the officials didn’t reveal what they discussed. Davis repaid about $96,000 of the more than $170,000 the state auditor demanded he return to the […] [...]

Stanford hearing, report touted

by Published: December 18,2009

Tags: fincial scam, ponzi scheme, SCANDAL, state government

JACKSON — A hearing held in Jackson back in October and a subsequent state report concerning the Stanford Financial scandal are being touted by secretaries of state around the nation as proof there needs to be more securities and investment regulations on the state level. In response to the Stanford Financial scam that affected many […] [...]

Senators want country’s aid stopped

by Published: December 2,2009

Tags: federal government, SCANDAL

WASHINGTON — Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) have joined in introducing a Senate resolution aimed at preventing the government of Antigua and Barbuda from receiving financial aid if it continues to hinder efforts to recover billions lost in the Stanford Financial Group fraud scandal. Despite the country’s continued refusal to cooperate […] [...]

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