Scruggs Son Can’t Vacate Conviction In Bribery Case

Law360, New York (August 4, 2011, 4:51 PM EDT) -- A Mississippi federal judge on Wednesday refused to vacate attorney David Zachary Scruggs' conviction for failing to report his father's scheme to bribe a state judge, finding he had failed to prove he was in the dark about the kickback.

Scruggs had tried to beat the one-count information to which he pled guilty in 2008 in order to have his six-count indictment dismissed. He had claimed that he knew about his father Richard Scruggs' scheme to influence a Mississippi judge, but was unaware that the scheme...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Related  Case: 

Case Number



Mississippi Northern

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

November 28, 2007

Law Firms

Government Agencies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.