As luck would have it: Former FBI Agent Hal Neilson’s defamation suit against Alan Lange dismissed

I spoke with Mr Lange last week as I was working on a comprehensive post examining the issues in Neilson v Lange and Dawson, a defamation case that arose from their book King of Torts. We’re hip to this topic for obvious reasons and while I was not much on the book itself, as a … Continue reading “As luck would have it: Former FBI Agent Hal Neilson’s defamation suit against Alan Lange dismissed”

Hal Neilson’s suit against former US Attorney Jim Greenlee dismissed

For true folks Judge Biggers dismissed the suit former FBI Agent Hal Neilson filed against the Federal Government alleging misdeeds on part of former US Attorney Jim Greenlee, all from the Oxpatch area. I could be wrong but the only part of this saga still ongoing is the defamation suit against Alan Lange and Tom … Continue reading “Hal Neilson’s suit against former US Attorney Jim Greenlee dismissed”

Must read: Yall Politics explores the hiring of former FBI agent Hal Neilson and his new company contains some very interesting Louisiana connections.

Folks I’d like to get some backgorund related to the ownership of Here Enterprises, which I highlighted in a post last week here.  I’ll let Yall Politics explain why: These “microcap” stocks are sometimes affiliated with fraudulent “pump and dump” schemes where insiders accumulate large amounts of shares over time, manipulate trades and they pay … Continue reading “Must read: Yall Politics explores the hiring of former FBI agent Hal Neilson and his new company contains some very interesting Louisiana connections.”

From the Slabbed finance page: Former FBI Agent Hal Neilson hired as CEO of Here Enterprises. Hedge Fund Manager Joseph Stilwell heads to court to silence bloggers

And what in the blue hell does this have to do with Slabbed? In the case of Mr Neilson some of my former partner in blog Nowdoucit’s finest blogging was done on that abortion of a prosecution that was USA v Neilson that included Slabbed classics such as FBI Agent Hal Neilson may face new trial by … Continue reading “From the Slabbed finance page: Former FBI Agent Hal Neilson hired as CEO of Here Enterprises. Hedge Fund Manager Joseph Stilwell heads to court to silence bloggers”

FBI fully reinstates Agent Hal Neilson

Patsy Brumfield reports the good news on NEMS360.com: Hal Neilson, former resident agent for the FBI’s Oxford office, has been “fully reinstated,” his attorney says. Neilson, 50, a 20-year-plus FBI employee, was acquitted Nov. 20 of two federal charges that he lied about his financial interests in the University Avenue building where he worked. A … Continue reading “FBI fully reinstates Agent Hal Neilson”

“Merry Christmas” Grady – FBI agent Hal Neilson files suit against authors of “The Kings of Tort”

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 … Continue reading ““Merry Christmas” Grady – FBI agent Hal Neilson files suit against authors of “The Kings of Tort””

It’s Official – Government files motion to dismiss case against FBI Agent Hal Neilson

A re-examination of the case in preparation for the re-trial of those remaining counts, including a consideration of the jury’s partial verdict and the testimony of certain individuals at trial which was inconsistent with statements previously provided during the investigation, has resulted in a finding by the United States that it now can not meet … Continue reading “It’s Official – Government files motion to dismiss case against FBI Agent Hal Neilson”

NEMS360 reports a Merry Christmas for FBI Agent Hal Neilson – Government to drop remaining charges

NEMS360.com is reporting FBI agent Hal Neilson may indeed be a free man shortly.  Just minutes ago, his attorney Ronald Michael of Booneville told the Daily Journal remaining charges against Neilson will be dropped in the next few minutes. Neilson, 49, of Oxford was indicted Jan. 13 on five counts that he lied to federal … Continue reading “NEMS360 reports a Merry Christmas for FBI Agent Hal Neilson – Government to drop remaining charges”

FBI Agent Hal Neilson may face new trial by “selective punctuation” in “The Case of the Misplaced Modifiers”

Having updated Breaking News to reflect the comments of Neilson’s attorney Christi McCoy, we return to the previously announced bitching about review of the three counts reportedly subject to retrial and the doctrine of collateral estoppel applied to the double jeopardy clause: Collateral estoppel “means simply that when an issue of ultimate fact has once … Continue reading “FBI Agent Hal Neilson may face new trial by “selective punctuation” in “The Case of the Misplaced Modifiers””

BREAKING NEWS: Government to re-try New trial date set for Neilson on Counts 1,3, and 4 of the Indictment – “The Case of the Misplaced Modifer” UPDATED

Quick update here from NEMS360 with Patsy Brumfield reporting: Monday, Judge Sharion Aycock set Jan. 18 to re-try him on three counts that a 12-member jury could not agree to unanimously across 13 hours of deliberations last week… Christi R. McCoy of Oxford, one of his defense team attorneys, said the U.S. Speedy Trial Act … Continue reading “BREAKING NEWS: Government to re-try New trial date set for Neilson on Counts 1,3, and 4 of the Indictment – “The Case of the Misplaced Modifer” UPDATED”