RICO Case Waste

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
I read with amazement the article today regarding the exchange between General Pinkston and Ms Wamp.
 
Look back to when General Pinkston held a press conference announcing the RICO case against the “APB gang members and their associates”. He made a lengthy comment on the investigation and those he accused of crimes. 
 
Ask General Pinkston how many convictions he has obtained from that RICO case.
I can tell you - zero.
 
Inquire of how much taxpayer dollars were spent on a case that was dismissed. The vast majority of the 53 defendants should have never been charged in Count 1 of that Presentment. It was a simple review of the statute. 
 
How do I know? I represent one of the defendants and was at the forefront of the pre-trial motions that led to the dismissal.
 
I usually stay away from politics, but this prosecution was wrong and General Pinkston’s statements then and today are wrong.

Steven Moore
Attorney

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