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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Hal Neilson

Lawsuit against Scruggs book authors dismissed

The lawsuit against a political blogger and a former federal prosecutor who wrote a book about the legal events leading up to the conviction of former trial attorney Richard “Dickie” Scruggs in a judicial bribery case has been dismissed. (December 20, 2012, Page 3)

Court briefs

Convicted killer Caleb Corrothers files for an appeal and a lawsuit against retired U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi Jim Greenlee is moved from Lafayette County Circuit Court to the U.S. District Court in Oxford. (February 6, 2012, Page 5A)

FBI agent files suit against former U.S. Attorney

Philip “Hal” Halbert Neilson, the former FBI supervising agent for the Oxford office, has filed a suit in the Circuit Court of Lafayette County against retired U.S. Attorney Jim Greenlee, claiming Greenlee did everything in his power to “destroy” Neilson while he was in office. (January 6, 2012, Page 2A)

Businessman pleads to bank fraud charge

Former Oxford businessman Dino Jerry Grisanti pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud Thursday in front of a federal judge.

According to court records, in January 2006, Grisanti, operator of the now-defunct Grisanti Rebel Motors in Oxford, attempted to defraud Regions Bank by concealing he had sold 66 vehicles worth $2,985,768. (October 22, 2010, Page 2A)

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