Convicted lobbyist Jarrod Massey assaulted in prison, according to his attorneys

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The attorneys for convicted casino lobbyist Jarrod Massey wrote in a motion filed in court that their client had been attacked and moved to another federal prison, and are demanding more information on his location and health. “It has been brought to the undersigned’s attention that Massey recently suffered an attack at this location and [...]

Judge sentences Pouncy to three years probation in gambling corruption trial

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A federal judge on Wednesday recognized Jennifer Pouncy’s cooperation in a federal corruption investigation into gambling in the state and sentenced her to three years probation. Pouncy, who faced up to five years in prison, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy. (Click on the video above to hear from Pouncy attorney Tommy Spina) Pouncy, [...]

Judge delays sentencing gambling lobbyist

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A federal judge has delayed the sentencing of former Country Crossing lobbyist Jennifer Dougherty Pouncy of Montgomery. Chief Judge William Keith Watkins will sentence Pouncy at 9 a.m. Sept. 26 instead of Aug. 29 as previously scheduled. Pouncy is the last of four people who pleaded guilty to government corruption to be sentenced. She worked [...]

AG investigating public corruption, some of it related to recent federal trials

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Prosecutors with the Alabama Attorney General’s Office are involved in an ongoing corruption investigation, with at least some of it pertaining to information that arose out of the recent federal trials related to gambling in the state, and a grand jury is meeting to determine whether people should be indicted, according to recent activity in [...]

Judge sentences Gilley, Massey, Spicer

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Country Crossing developer Ronnie Gilley, his chief lobbyist Jarrod Massey and former state Rep. Terry Spicer have six more weeks of freedom after being sentenced to prison on Monday after pleading guilty to their roles in government corruption. All three men, who pleaded guilty to offering or accepting bribes, must voluntarily surrender to the federal [...]