Murdaugh Indictments, Cocaine, Marijuana, and Abortion (oh my) - Week in Review 5/6/22

38:32
 
공유
 

Manage episode 327803959 series 3319242
Player FM과 저희 커뮤니티의 FITSNews 콘텐츠는 모두 원 저작자에게 속하며 Player FM이 아닌 작가가 저작권을 갖습니다. 오디오는 해당 서버에서 직접 스트리밍 됩니다. 구독 버튼을 눌러 Player FM에서 업데이트 현황을 확인하세요. 혹은 다른 팟캐스트 앱에서 URL을 불러오세요.

The ‘Murdaugh Murders’ crime and corruption saga marched on this week with new indictments handed down in connection with the financial crimes component of the investigation. Indictments were issued against the former CEO of Palmetto State Bank, Russell Laffitte – the first time he has been criminally charged – while additional indictments were handed down against alleged co-conspirator Cory Fleming and Alex Murdaugh himself.

The civil side of the the case also continued via a contentious court hearing in Lexington County. The court appointed receivers in the matter — attorneys John T. Lay and Peter McCoy – argued in front of S.C. circuit court judge Daniel Hall as to why they should be allowed to continue controlling Murdaugh’s assets prior to the resolution of the pending litigation.

Murdaugh’s attorneys — including “bulldogs” Dick Harpootlian and Jim Griffin — have been “pulling out all the stops to regain full control of Alex’s finances.”
We reported a lot of drug news this week, too, managing to piss off both the left and the right in doing so …

SHOW NOTES …

MURDAUGH MURDERS

State Grand Jury Indicts Former Bank CEO Russell Laffitte. More Charges for Murdaugh and Fleming
Judge Sets Bond At $1 Million For Alleged Murdaugh Co-Conspirator Russell Laffitte
‘Murdaugh Murders’ Civil Case: Battle Over Alex Murdaugh’s Assets Rages On

DRUGS

South Carolina Democrats: ‘Cocaine Is A Helluva Drug’
South Carolina House ‘Republicans’ Kill Medical Marijuana Bill With Procedural Gimmick

MURRELL SMITH ABORTION

Murrell Smith: Abortion Case Comes Back To Haunt South Carolina’s New Legislative Leader

*****

21 에피소드