RALEIGH, N.C. — Shanahan Law Group, along with co-counsel Knoll Lowney of Seattle based firm Smith & Lowney, have filed a Class Action Complaint in Raleigh, North Carolina on behalf of military servicemembers against JP Morgan Chase & Co., JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., Chase Bank USA, N.A. and Chase Bankcard Services, Inc. (collectively, “the…

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See related video RALEIGH – In a last-minute federal court hearing Monday, Ruffin Poole, a top aide to former Gov. Mike Easley, pleaded guilty to one count of federal tax evasion. Before Monday’s hearing, Poole faced 57 counts of corruption-related charges of bribery, money laundering, extortion and tax evasion. The government will drop the other…

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See related video RALEIGH — Ruffin Poole – former aide to Governor Mike Easley – appeared in federal court Monday to plead guilty to one count of tax evasion. Fifty six other felony counts – including bribery and money laundering – were all dropped in a plea agreement with prosecutors. The 38-year-old served as a…

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See related video RALEIGH, N.C. — Ruffin Poole, who was once a top aide to former Gov. Mike Easley, pleaded not guilty Monday to 57 corruption charges, but a federal judge say he doesn’t plan on giving Poole another four months to prepare for trial. A federal grand jury indicted Poole in January on 51…

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See related video Raleigh, N.C. — When the state Innocence Inquiry Commission awarded Greg Taylor his freedom Wednesday, the process was especially gratifying for the man whose vision and expertise led to the group’s formation. The Innocence Inquiry Commission, which investigates and evaluates post-conviction claims of factual innocence, is the only agency of its kind…

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