McCrory seeks to withdraw plea in prison bribery case

December 21, 2016 in News

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Former Mississippi lawmaker Cecil McCrory will try to persuade a judge to let McCrory withdraw his guilty plea. U.S. District Judge […]

McCrory seeks to withdraw guilty plea in prison corruption

December 9, 2016 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A former Mississippi lawmaker says he wants to withdraw his guilty plea in a prison corruption case. In papers filed […]

Prosecutor: 11 more to be charged in Mississippi prison bribery inquiry

July 1, 2016 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — As many as 11 more people may face criminal charges stemming from a Mississippi prison contract bribery scheme, a federal prosecutor said Wednesday. Assistant U.S. Attorney […]

Former Mississippi corrections chief Christopher Epps pleads guilty to corruption charges

February 26, 2015 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps and businessman Cecil McCrory are pleading guilty on federal corruption charges. Epps pleaded guilty to a count of money laundering […]

MDOC scandal: Brandon businessman Cecil McCrory seeks delay in trial

December 18, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Brandon businessman Cecil McCrory has joined former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps in asking a judge to delay their Jan. 5 trial date. In a motion […]

Private prison operator in Mississippi fires indicted consultant Cecil McCrory

November 11, 2014 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Private prison contractor Management & Training Corp. says it has fired a consultant who prosecutors say bribed the former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner. Utah-based MTC announced in […]

Phil Bryant: state will rebid all contracts with firms involved in Epps indictment

November 7, 2014 in Business, News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said Thursday afternoon the state will rebid contracts with all firms mentioned in an indictment of former Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps. Spokesman […]