We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Alleged Ala. Bingo Bribery Ring Rips Judge's Report

Law360 (April 19, 2011, 4:53 PM EDT) -- Defendants accused of buying and selling favorable votes on pro-gambling legislation in Alabama on Monday ripped a magistrate judge's recommendation to deny their bids to dismiss several fraud charges, saying the judge misconstrued the relevant federal laws.

Milton McGregor, owner of the VictoryLand race track in Macon, Ala., said bribing state legislators for votes was not a crime because passing legislation was not a commercial activity as outlined by the federal honest services statute. His co-defendants, including Alabama Sens. Larry Means, Jim Preuitt, Quinton Ross Jr....
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

USA v. McGregor et al

Case Number



Alabama Middle

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

October 1, 2010

Law Firms

Government Agencies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.