The prosecutors, who had concealed the investigation carefully, felt it would be important to go public with a post-indictment press conference to maintain an advantage in the running narrative…At the press conference, U.S. Attorney Jim Greenlee elaborated on a few details of the case…
One of those attending the press conference was not a reporter at all, but Scruggs’s adversary Grady Tollison, who listened with satisfaction as the prosecutors tightened their grip on Scruggs. At one point, Dawson, the lead prosecutor, leaned toward Tollison and whispered, “Merry Christmas“. (Page 243, Fall of the House of Zeus)
This past Wednesday, SLABBED reported Patsy Brumfield’s breaking news NEMS360 reports a Merry Christmas for FBI Agent Hal Neilson and followed with the update It’s Official – Government files Motion to Dismiss case against FBI Agent Hal Neilson.
“Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse” until Neilson filled in for Santa and filed suit against Grady’s buddy Tom Dawson – Neilson sues Dawson, Lange, ‘Tort’ publisher for alleged lies in book..
Specifically, the book claims that Plaintiff Neilson was untrustworthy and Defendant Dawson, in agreement with two co-conspirators Jim Greenlee and John Hailman, conspired to have Neilson removed from an important case because of his untrustworthiness.
This “important case” was the Government’s case against Dick Scruggs that eventually became know as not one but two – Scruggs I (USA v Scruggs) and Scruggs II (USA v Delaughter).
Not even Santa could make up what’s likely to turn up during the discovery phase of Neilson v Dawson! Continue reading ““Merry Christmas” Grady – FBI agent Hal Neilson files suit against authors of “The Kings of Tort””