Category Archives: North Birmingham Bribery Case

Perkins’ Purgatory? Alleged High Crimes and Spying Rock Three Stooges as Carcasses Stack Up

Did Crosswhite find out if his boss Tom Fanning wears boxers or tighty whities? When the news story broke in June that Matrix agents allegedly spied on a journalist in Florida, our first reaction was, what’s the big deal? This is nothing compared to what happens in Alabama. Less than three weeks from today, Federal … Continue reading Perkins’ Purgatory? Alleged High Crimes and Spying Rock Three Stooges as Carcasses Stack Up

Matrix Meltdown: “Influencing Litigation,” Secret Star Chambers, and Criminal Obstruction of Justice

What a week. What a month. And we’re only on day 5. In “Jittery Jeff” Pitts’ court filing earlier this week, he outlines alleged misconduct by Matrix’s founder “Sloppy Joe” Perkins including allegedly setting up phony groups and digital websites to intimidate individuals while influencing litigation. Is Pitts referring to the North Birmingham Bribery Trial, … Continue reading Matrix Meltdown: “Influencing Litigation,” Secret Star Chambers, and Criminal Obstruction of Justice

Alabama Power Rocked to the Core; Will Crosswhite Resign or Retire?

Did Mark A. Crosswhite mislead parent company Southern Company about Alabama Power’s involvement in the North Birmingham Bribery Scandal or the Newsome Conspiracy Case? [This post originally appeared on November 22, 2020. Now with the clandestine surveillance scandal rocking Southern Company, Crosswhite should really either resign or retire. If not, Tom Fanning or Southern’s Board … Continue reading Alabama Power Rocked to the Core; Will Crosswhite Resign or Retire?

Clandestine Spying Scandal Erupts! Will Fanning Fire Crosswhite, Matrix, and Balch & Bingham?

Utterly shocking! Southern Company Chairman and CEO Tom Fanning (and others) were allegedly under clandestine surveillance by Matrix operatives on behalf of Alabama Power executives, according to new court filing from “Jittery Jeff” Pitts in the ongoing Matrix Meltdown, a two-state, mudslinging legal battle. Pitts’ stunning court pleading (as a defendant against Matrix founder “Sloppy … Continue reading Clandestine Spying Scandal Erupts! Will Fanning Fire Crosswhite, Matrix, and Balch & Bingham?

U.S. Congresswoman Demands DOJ Probe Concerning Utilities and Matrix Meltdown

U.S. Congresswoman Kathy Castor dispatched a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland yesterday demanding a probe of Alabama Power’s alleged go-to political fixer, Matrix, the obscure political consulting firm engaged in alleged influence peddling and alleged criminal acts. WINK News reports: U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., said in a letter to Attorney General Merrick … Continue reading U.S. Congresswoman Demands DOJ Probe Concerning Utilities and Matrix Meltdown

Damaging: Pitts Deposition Explodes! Are Alleged Criminal Acts tied to Three Stooges Ready to be Exposed?

The Matrix Meltdown has caused serious blows between founder “Sloppy Joe” Perkins and his once-protégé “Jittery Jeff ” Pitts. As we mentioned last week, Pitts has been subpoenaed for a deposition by Perkins’ legal team. Now the question is: What damaging information will Pitts reveal in his deposition? After last week’s bombshell report in The … Continue reading Damaging: Pitts Deposition Explodes! Are Alleged Criminal Acts tied to Three Stooges Ready to be Exposed?

Bombshell Report: Alabama Power Goes Mute; Matrix Meltdown Could Bring More Indictments

Are more indictments coming? A lengthy bombshell report in The Guardian today on the Matrix Meltdown has caused Alabama Power to go mute. Matrix is an obscure political consulting firm tied to alleged unsavory misconduct. The Guardian reports: “Southern Company and Alabama Power run the state of Alabama,” [former Alabama Public Service Commission member Terry] … Continue reading Bombshell Report: Alabama Power Goes Mute; Matrix Meltdown Could Bring More Indictments

Is Ex-Balch CCO Steve Feaga Cooperating with Feds?

Two weeks ago, sources told us that Stephen P. Feaga, Balch & Bingham’s first-ever Chief Compliance Officer, had drawn the interest of the U.S. Department of Justice. Feaga, a pillar of integrity, was appointed Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) at Balch in December of 2017, three months after Balch partners Joel I. Gilbert and Steven McKinney … Continue reading Is Ex-Balch CCO Steve Feaga Cooperating with Feds?

Federal Investigators Briefed on Alleged Money Laundering of Over $50 Million using 18 Tax-Exempt Entities

Alabama Power has secretly paid millions to the embattled political consulting firm Matrix, LLC and its founder “Sloppy Joe” Perkins who sloppily outlined alleged criminal misconduct spanning over a decade in a since-deleted post on Yellowhammernews.com on June 30th. We, the CDLU, have briefed federal investigators on the alleged money laundering of over $50 million … Continue reading Federal Investigators Briefed on Alleged Money Laundering of Over $50 Million using 18 Tax-Exempt Entities

Oompa Loompa! “Sloppy Joe” Throws Tantrum while Outlining Alleged Criminal Misconduct

“If you are not greedy, you will go far. You will live in happiness, too.” Oompa Loompa song, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory “Sloppy Joe” Perkins, the founder of Matrix, the obscure political consulting firm that is in the center of an ugly two-state divorce between Perkins and his once-protégé “Jittery Jeff” Pitts, threw … Continue reading Oompa Loompa! “Sloppy Joe” Throws Tantrum while Outlining Alleged Criminal Misconduct

Matrix Meltdown: “Sloppy Joe” and “Jittery Jeff” Mud Wrestle in Florida

“Sloppy Joe” Perkins, the infamous founder of the obscure political consulting firm Matrix, and his once-protégé “Jittery Jeff” Pitts have made headlines again. The Guardian published an investigative report on the ugly he-said, he-said fighting between the two men of mythical fame. After a document dump landed in journalists’ laps, the two mud wrestlers smeared … Continue reading Matrix Meltdown: “Sloppy Joe” and “Jittery Jeff” Mud Wrestle in Florida

Bombshell Report: Was Judge Kallon Used, Abused, and Exploited by the Three Stooges?

Did Federal Judge Abdul K. Kallon agree to a secret deal to keep Alabama Power “unmentionable” during the North Birmingham Bribery Trial because of his past financial agreements and possible embarrassing personal behavior? After dropping a bomb by exposing the multi-million-dollar secret contracts between Alabama Power and “Sloppy Joe” Perkins, the investigative news site DonaldWatkins.com … Continue reading Bombshell Report: Was Judge Kallon Used, Abused, and Exploited by the Three Stooges?

Are the Three Stooges Next? “Shadow Investigation” and Targeting Opponents Rocks Capitol Hill and the NFL

The Washington Post broke the news this morning: Washington Commanders owner Daniel Snyder and members of his legal team conducted a “shadow investigation” and compiled a “dossier” targeting former team employees, their attorneys and journalists in an attempt to discredit his accusers and shift blame following allegations of widespread misconduct in the team’s workplace, according … Continue reading Are the Three Stooges Next? “Shadow Investigation” and Targeting Opponents Rocks Capitol Hill and the NFL

Balch & Bingham Loses Tens of Millions for $242,000

Since 2017, how much has Balch lost in the aggregate? $26 million? $57 million? $100 million? or More? More than once, we have paused and asked ourselves, “Is Balch really this stupid?“ The autopsy of Balch partner William D. Lineberry appears to show that the alleged financial woes of Balch & Bingham may have impacted … Continue reading Balch & Bingham Loses Tens of Millions for $242,000

Will Government-Made Millionaire Katie Britt “Shield and Protect” Alleged Corruption by the Three Stooges?

Tuesday night the anointed candidate for U.S. Senate of the Alabama establishment failed miserably and could not garner 50 percent of the vote to win the nomination outright. She now faces a stiff runoff election. The Three Stooges (Balch & Bingham, Alabama Power, and Drummond Company) are backing the anointed one: Katie Britt for U.S. … Continue reading Will Government-Made Millionaire Katie Britt “Shield and Protect” Alleged Corruption by the Three Stooges?