Category Archives: Drummond

After Suicide, National Media and Feds Zero in on Alleged Obstruction and “Criminal Concealment;” RICOs Coming?

The federal statute of limitations for obstruction of justice is five years. The timing of the alleged federal investigation makes sense. The statute would expire the summer of 2023. Suicide. Resignations. Internal turmoil. Corporate strife. Since November, Birmingham is seeing what appears to be the collapse of the house of marked cards allegedly propped up … Continue reading After Suicide, National Media and Feds Zero in on Alleged Obstruction and “Criminal Concealment;” RICOs Coming?

Breaking News: Balch Attorney Commits Suicide; Federal Investigation Rocks Balch and Southern Company; Crosswhite Out?

Federal Judge Abdul K. Kallon resigned a week ago. Last Thursday, two Assistant U.S. Attorneys allegedly resigned, now yesterday sources told us and we confirmed this morning that Balch & Bingham partner William Dice Lineberry, known to many as “Bo,” committed suicide and died early yesterday. Lineberry was the Balch lawyer who helped set up … Continue reading Breaking News: Balch Attorney Commits Suicide; Federal Investigation Rocks Balch and Southern Company; Crosswhite Out?

Dragnet Bombshell: Two Assistant U.S. Attorneys Allegedly Resign 24 Hours After Kallon Resignation

Over the weekend, the same high-level sources who accurately told us about Federal Judge Abdul K. Kallon’s abrupt resignation last Wednesday, alleged that two Assistant U.S. Attorneys in Birmingham had resigned a mere 24 hours later. Yesterday, we, the CDLU, reached out to the Public Affairs Specialist for the Office of the U.S. Attorney for … Continue reading Dragnet Bombshell: Two Assistant U.S. Attorneys Allegedly Resign 24 Hours After Kallon Resignation

Federal Dragnet? All Eyes on Crosswhite, Alabama Power, and Newly Revealed Alleged Criminal Acts

Was Kallon offered a deal? Just three years shy from senior status, Federal Judge Abdul K. Kallon abruptly announced his resignation to a lifetime appointment. He would have had full benefits and privileges. Multiple legal observers have told us that this resignation makes absolutely no sense whatsoever. And people are asking: Was Kallon offered full … Continue reading Federal Dragnet? All Eyes on Crosswhite, Alabama Power, and Newly Revealed Alleged Criminal Acts

Breaking News: Judge Abdul K. Kallon Abruptly Resigns; Crosswhite Scandal Explodes

Judge Abdul K. Kallon who presided over the North Birmingham Bribery Trial is abruptly resigning. His clerk confirmed the news to the CDLU this afternoon with a sigh. Kallon joins disgraced ex-U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, who fled in the middle of the night in 2020 after photos were published of him chugging cocktails with … Continue reading Breaking News: Judge Abdul K. Kallon Abruptly Resigns; Crosswhite Scandal Explodes

Balch Bonanza: Spring Fever and Two Criminal Trials

Welcome back from a wonderful Spring Break! This spring two criminal trials are set to begin. One local case is against the alleged pedophile and ex-Balch attorney Chase T. Espy and the other is a federal case against Paul Daigle, the ex-CEO of Balch’s former client Black Hall Aerospace. While Stan Blanton, Balch & Bingham’s … Continue reading Balch Bonanza: Spring Fever and Two Criminal Trials

Half-Decade Old, BanBalch.com Fights for Inherent Goodness

We simply cannot believe that BanBalch.com is five-years old as of last Friday. A half-decade later, our website is a success because of you, our dear readers, and the incompetent and foolish leadership at Balch & Bingham and Alabama Power which arrogantly dismissed the need for an examination of conscience, apologies, and internal reform. Although … Continue reading Half-Decade Old, BanBalch.com Fights for Inherent Goodness

Tide is Turning in Alabama; “Unacceptable” Misconduct Draws Federal Scrutiny

The Three Stooges (Alabama Power, Balch & Bingham, and Drummond Company) should be prepared to be slapped around by federal authorities and environmental groups. Two major events occurred recently that show unequivocally that the tide is turning against some of the most powerful and wealthiest entities in Alabama. WBHM reports: The Alabama Supreme Court has … Continue reading Tide is Turning in Alabama; “Unacceptable” Misconduct Draws Federal Scrutiny

Update: Motion Denied; Criminal Trial Date Set for Ex-CEO of Balch & Bingham Client

The indictment shook Balch stooges and defenders who had foolishly dismissed our work with law enforcement. In 2019, in Balch & Bingham’s 69-page brief before the Alabama Supreme Court in the Newsome Conspiracy Case, the embattled law firm complained that they were not mentioned in the Report by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III, writing: BanBalch.com also … Continue reading Update: Motion Denied; Criminal Trial Date Set for Ex-CEO of Balch & Bingham Client

Prosecutorial Abuse of Power? Disgraced ex-U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town’s Alleged Misconduct Becomes a Tinderbox

[This post originally was published on July 1, 2021. Now eight months later, Town’s tinderbox appears to be engulfed in flames. An alleged federal probe appears to have caused abundant turmoil at Alabama Power, Balch & Bingham, and Drummond Company; and may finally bring down the house of marked cards.]  Our sources in Washington, D.C. … Continue reading Prosecutorial Abuse of Power? Disgraced ex-U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town’s Alleged Misconduct Becomes a Tinderbox

Righteous or Corrupt Verdict? SCOTUS Allows Convictions to Stand; More Indictments Coming?

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States denied a petition for a Writ of Certiorari for ex-Balch & Bingham partner Joel I. Gilbert. The same goes for ex-Drummond executive David Roberson. Gilbert is serving 5 years in federal prison while Roberson is serving 30 months. Now that the crimes in the North Birmingham Bribery … Continue reading Righteous or Corrupt Verdict? SCOTUS Allows Convictions to Stand; More Indictments Coming?

Bloomberg News: Balch & Bingham Must Face Claims of “Misrepresention and Concealment”

We called the Alabama Supreme Court decision on ex-Drummond executive David Roberson’s $75 million civil suit a possible “lethal blow” to embattled law firm Balch & Bingham. Now the national media has begun focusing on the narrative and the initial reports appear to be devastating. Bloomberg News writes: Roberson sued [Balch & Bingham] and his … Continue reading Bloomberg News: Balch & Bingham Must Face Claims of “Misrepresention and Concealment”

Is the U.S. Department of Justice Probing Trump-Era Lackeys from Alabama?

Since November, we have been told by high-level sources that a federal investigation is ongoing in Birmingham and focused on “obstruction” and other alleged crimes. Balch & Bingham appears to be in disarray, suffering from internal strife since late last year and we know that something is going on. In Tuesday’s post, we outlined five … Continue reading Is the U.S. Department of Justice Probing Trump-Era Lackeys from Alabama?

More Federal Criminal Indictments Needed Against Three Stooges

With the Alabama Supreme Court saying Balch must stand trial for fraud in ex-Drummond executive David Roberson’s $75 million civil lawsuit, more criminal indictments are needed. The Three Stooges of this horrific saga known as the North Birmingham Bribery Scandal need to be held accountable. The rebirth of the North Birmingham Bribery Scandal may go … Continue reading More Federal Criminal Indictments Needed Against Three Stooges

Lethal Blow to Balch & Bingham?

No general counsel or government attorney can justify hiring Balch & Bingham any longer because the firm appears to be a third-party risk. The decision by the Alabama Supreme Court two weeks ago declaring that Balch & Bingham will stand trial for fraud in ex-Drummond executive David Roberson’s $75 million civil lawsuit appears to be … Continue reading Lethal Blow to Balch & Bingham?