Category Archives: RICO

A Year Later: A Prelude, Not an Aftermath, as Southern Company Faces the Music

A year ago, the embattled CEO of Alabama Power Mark A. Crosswhite was ousted in disgrace. The surveillance efforts and scandalous acts of the Southern Company criminal enterprise were exposed in the public arena. A few days after the announcement, we, the CDLU, received anonymously spreadsheets and documents outlining how Southern Company spent hundreds of … Continue reading A Year Later: A Prelude, Not an Aftermath, as Southern Company Faces the Music

Jax Axe? Balch Partner Krechowski “Old Enough to Know Better”

Civil Rights champion Ernesto Pichardo, who won a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision for Civil Rights and religious freedom in 1993 against the City of Hialeah, demanded today that the Jacksonville City Council table the appointment of Patrick Krechowski to the Downtown Investment Authority Board of Directors. “Patrick Krechowski is a partner at the alleged … Continue reading Jax Axe? Balch Partner Krechowski “Old Enough to Know Better”

$1.1 Billion in Damages? Southern Company Sued for Alleged Fraud in Mississippi; Federal Probes Continue

The first shoe has dropped! As we reported in May of 2019, Southern Company was under federal investigation in Mississippi. An excerpt from four years ago: Atlanta-based Southern Company disclosed it is under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice over a power plant that already has caused the company years of heartburn and billions … Continue reading $1.1 Billion in Damages? Southern Company Sued for Alleged Fraud in Mississippi; Federal Probes Continue

Manure Lagoon: Zeke Smith Out at Alabama Power

So bad is the stench, Southern Company went outside the usual norm and did not promote an insider after Zeke’s exit. In between writing two hit pieces about F.L. “Bubba” Copeland, the Mayor of Smiths Station, Alabama who committed suicide last Friday, Craig Monger of 1819 News squeezed in a short fluff piece about the … Continue reading Manure Lagoon: Zeke Smith Out at Alabama Power

Media Whores Fighting Over Doing Tricks for Clicks and Cash; Smear Job Leads to Tragic Suicide

The horrific suicide of Smiths Station Mayor F.L. “Bubba” Copeland happened last Friday after a series of articles exposing his secret and private life by media outlet 1819 News, a mouthpiece for Southern Company and their wholly-owned-subsidiary Alabama Power. Yesterday, another Southern Company mouthpiece, Alabama Political Reporter viciously attacked 1819 News. Bill Britt, Editor-in-Chief, hypocritically … Continue reading Media Whores Fighting Over Doing Tricks for Clicks and Cash; Smear Job Leads to Tragic Suicide

Southern Company’s Alleged Racist, Anti-Cop Stooge Reappears

The $318,000 spent by Southern Company in the summer of 2020 was to pay multiple stooges to allegedly attack and impede the individual and Civil Rights of the Hispanic Family of K.B. Forbes, our Chief Executive Officer, who is the son of a Latino immigrant, in an orchestrated campaign of fear and intimidation. The start … Continue reading Southern Company’s Alleged Racist, Anti-Cop Stooge Reappears

Southern Company Retaliatory Shooting? DOJ, SEC, NRC, and FBI Briefed

Southern Company ought to be ashamed about this disgraceful act of violence. Is Southern Company’s longtime consultant Joe Perkins simply out of control? Is the Oompa Loompa of Alabama politics, who is paid millions by the utility, finally being shown the door by Southern Company? What would cause an unknown and alleged Southern Company goon … Continue reading Southern Company Retaliatory Shooting? DOJ, SEC, NRC, and FBI Briefed

Southern Company Unhinged! Forbes Family Window Shot At; 6-year-old’s Play Area Targeted

Just hours after BanBalch.com published the bombshell story that Southern Company engaged in an alleged surveillance effort of U.S. Department of Justice officials and former U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, an unknown and alleged Southern Company stooge apparently shot at CDLU’s Executive Director K.B. Forbes’ bedroom window, in the rear of his house. The .22 … Continue reading Southern Company Unhinged! Forbes Family Window Shot At; 6-year-old’s Play Area Targeted

Muppets! Southern Company’s BOD Under Fire; Illegal Surveillance and Invasion of Privacy Misconduct Out of Control

In May, Baker Donelson and American Family settled a $13.1 billion dollar lawsuit involving the surveillance of a family. Southern Company and its hired stooges at Matrix, LLC engaged in illegal surveillance of the Newsome and Forbes familes. But there is an enormous difference. The family spied on by AmFam and Baker Donelson were involved … Continue reading Muppets! Southern Company’s BOD Under Fire; Illegal Surveillance and Invasion of Privacy Misconduct Out of Control

The Big Reveal: Why Did Southern Company Viciously Go After Newsome, Forbes, and the CDLU?

While documents, expenditures, and insiders close to Southern Company’s executive leadership have verified and confirmed that the criminal enterprise engaged in surveillance, targeted, harassed, and spearheaded a campaign of fear and intimidation against the Newsome family, the Forbes family, and the CDLU, the key question brought up by federal investigators, regulators, and others is: Why? … Continue reading The Big Reveal: Why Did Southern Company Viciously Go After Newsome, Forbes, and the CDLU?

Baker Donelson, AmFam Sued for $13.1 Billion Over Illegal Surveillance; Is Southern Company Next?

A headline story in Law.com rocked the legal community in 2021. A respected law firm came under fire for conducting illegal surveillance and video recording of a woman and her family. Law.com reported: The long-lived, knotty personal injury case that … ultimately settled for $11 million has spun off yet more litigation, with a new … Continue reading Baker Donelson, AmFam Sued for $13.1 Billion Over Illegal Surveillance; Is Southern Company Next?

Piglets of Pork: Balch & Bingham Sucks on Million-Dollar Government Nipple for Apparent Survival

When The Washington Post wrote an indepth article on the Balch & Bingham’s rental assistance debacle in Mississippi in September of 2021, we accurately called the embattled firm “government-made millionaires” that survived on contractual cronyism. Balch & Bingham reaped millions while renters, many of whom were People of Color, received nothing, according to The Washinghon Post. … Continue reading Piglets of Pork: Balch & Bingham Sucks on Million-Dollar Government Nipple for Apparent Survival

Flopped! Balch & Bingham’s Humiliating Debacle in Texas

Two years ago, after opening a new office in Austin, Balch predicted they would grow to 25 to 30 attorneys in the Lone Star State. Balch crowed that they had seven lawyers in Houston in a news report published that June of 2021. Now, today, Balch has been decimated and only three lawyers remain in … Continue reading Flopped! Balch & Bingham’s Humiliating Debacle in Texas

Crumbling! Balch Forced to Pull Former Partner Out of Retirement; Top D.C. Lobbyist Leaves Balch

Balch’s alleged womb to tomb misconduct appears to have devastated the once prestigious, silk-stocking law firm. None of the hottest stars of the legal profession appear to want to be associated with the embattled law firm Balch & Bingham. Two former Balch attorneys are sitting in federal prison. One is serving 5 years for money … Continue reading Crumbling! Balch Forced to Pull Former Partner Out of Retirement; Top D.C. Lobbyist Leaves Balch

Astounding! Legacy Partner Anulewicz Dumps Balch & Bingham for Bradley

After nearly two decades as a top partner at Balch’s Atlanta office, Christopher S. Anulewicz has dumped the embattled law firm. He has joined the law firm Bradley. Two years ago, we asked, “Will the Anulewicz Family Dump Balch & Bingham?” Anulewicz’s wife is Georgia State Representative Teri Anulewicz (D). We applaud Chris and Teri … Continue reading Astounding! Legacy Partner Anulewicz Dumps Balch & Bingham for Bradley