DMR Scandal Resurfaces during election season

We are under T minus 60 days until primary election day so I reckon it is only natural the Silver Dollar pictures would trickle back out:

Taxpayer funded charter fishing trips circa 2012 from DMR scandal.  Courtesy of a Reader
Taxpayer funded charter fishing trips circa 2012 from DMR scandal. Courtesy of a Reader

We have a new dress code at DMR but I’ll spare everyone those details for now. What I do not get is people using Twitter Hashtags on other social media. Here is the gang up on the 6th Floor celebrating Mardi Gras with a pot luck lunch. Continue reading “DMR Scandal Resurfaces during election season”

“Texas man pleads guilty to financial crimes, slandering St. Tammany businessmen and officials”

Slander actually involves spoken, rather than written words but that is not what attracted me to this story no siree.

Texas man pleads guilty to financial crimes, slandering St. Tammany businessmen and officials ~ James Varney

Sharp’s was a complex case investigated by the Covington Police Department and prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney John Alford, the DA’s office said.

For example, on another front of that criminal enterprise, Sharp employed various user names on social media and news sites, such as “theyarecriminals,” “rocketmanwinning,” “Uh Oh,” and “Dale,” to defame and smear the company after he was exposed and arrested. Sharp said he used the names to make comments on sites including NOLA.com and Slabbed.org.

Among the false accusations Sharp leveled, prosecutors said, were that GDH International and some of its investors were somehow involved in the unsolved murder of Covington businessman Bruce Cucchiara, who was shot and killed in eastern New Orleans in April 2012.

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