Jamie Perdiago??? Have we heard that name before on Slabbed?????

Of course we have folks and the reporting this blog has done on the Perdigao saga has well withstood the test of time.  I mention all this because of a recent story on former AUSA Sal Perricone by Gordon Russell over at the Times Picayune that included some of the most insightful commentary seen on … Continue reading “Jamie Perdiago??? Have we heard that name before on Slabbed?????”

Breaking News – 15 Years for Perdiago

The Times-Picayune beat PACER with their story! James Perdigao, the gambling-law specialist who claimed to be the victim of a wide-ranging conspiracy and then admitted stealing $20 million from his former law firm, was sentenced Wednesday to more than 15 years in prison by U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon. He was also ordered to pay … Continue reading “Breaking News – 15 Years for Perdiago”

Perdiago Update – Detention hearing continued

A brief update on Perdigao with the four items from the separate docket for new charge, computer fraud: Complaint signed by Magistrate Judge Moore Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Louis Moore, Jr: Initial Appearance as to James G Perdigao held on 10/16/2008. Appearance entered by William F. Wessel for James G Perdigao. … Continue reading “Perdiago Update – Detention hearing continued”

USA filed eight motions in Perdiago case today!

I’ll have to catch up on my reading tomorrow but here are the eight motions the USA filed in Perdiago’s criminal case today – seven are responses to motions filed by Perdigao and the eight is the USA’s motion to revoke bond. 10/17/2008 RESPONSE to Motion by USA as to James G Perdigao re Amended … Continue reading “USA filed eight motions in Perdiago case today!”

Fallon issues Order and Reasons in Perdiago case

Although not exactly good news, its the best there is to offer those concerned about USA Letten’s involvement in USA v Perdigao. The Court determined that Deputy Chief Fred Harper and U.S. Attorney Jim Letten did not and will not have any direct involvement in the prosecution of the Defendant. Otherwise, the news from the … Continue reading “Fallon issues Order and Reasons in Perdiago case”

Making up for lost time – Judge Fallon moves Perdiago hearing from December 17th to 5th of November in docket update full of surprises!

Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Eldon E. Fallon: Status Conference as to James G Perdigao was held on 10/2/2008. ORDERED that the Renewed and Amended Motion for Adversary Hearing, Specifying Relief Desired and Moving to Schedule Proceedings for Return of Property set for hearing on 12/17/08 is reset for 11/5/2008 at 2:00 PM … Continue reading “Making up for lost time – Judge Fallon moves Perdiago hearing from December 17th to 5th of November in docket update full of surprises!”

Our friends at We Saw That remember the earliest days of Slabbed’s NOLA area corruption coverage….

If Slabbed the book is ever written, the section on the beginnings of our Louisiana chapter of the Slabbed Nation would certainly start with our coverage of the saga of Jamie Perdigao, a name I’ve seen dropped in comments several times of late here.  It was Perdigao that landed Slabbed on the front page of … Continue reading “Our friends at We Saw That remember the earliest days of Slabbed’s NOLA area corruption coverage….”

Several bites of news – Girl Scouts cookies, Adams & Reese, Baldwin v Costner

First, a bite of Girl Scout cookie news – Dispute about Thin Mints gets physical from the newly redesigned Clarion Ledger website: Police say a brawl between roommates over Girl Scout cookies led to assault charges against one of them. According to the Naples Daily News, the Collier County Sheriff’s Office reports that 31-year-old Hersha … Continue reading “Several bites of news – Girl Scouts cookies, Adams & Reese, Baldwin v Costner”

From the Slabbed mail bag: Stop it Sop! You're making Mikey the Cook Cry!!

Folks the Slabbed mailbag is the gift that keeps on giving today (besides Poldawg) as my last post on Jim Donelon and Mike Chaney aka Jimbo the Clown and Mikey the Cook has evidently hit close to home.  I’ll freely admit the New Media is a concept that is mostly lost on career politicians and their entourage … Continue reading “From the Slabbed mail bag: Stop it Sop! You're making Mikey the Cook Cry!!”

Tim Whitmer has a new attorney – oh, by the way, a JP School Board member testified before federal grand jury

FOX 8 confirmed that former CAO Tim Whitmer has a new attorney. Whitmer replaced former district attorney candidate, Ralph Capitelli with well known criminal attorney Pat Fanning. Whitmer’s insurance business is what started the federal investigation into Jefferson Parish government. The big story on Fox 8 was Jefferson Parish probe widens to school board and … Continue reading “Tim Whitmer has a new attorney – oh, by the way, a JP School Board member testified before federal grand jury”