Paul Daigle, the ex-CEO of Black Hall Aerospace, a former client of Balch & Bingham, has pled guilty to count 6 of his 9 count indictment, admitting to filing a false claim with the U.S. Department of Defense. Daigle is obligated to pay restitution of $52,968. The plea deal culminates a five-year odyssey for us, … Continue reading Update: Ex-CEO of Balch Client Pleads Guilty to “Filing False Claim”
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
Patience they told us. Patience. CDLU’s letters, faxes, emails, phone calls, and meetings with the Office of the Special Counsel, the U.S. Department of Justice, and FBI since 2017 have finally paid off. This late afternoon, the U.S. Department of Justice released this statement: The former chief executive officer of a U.S. government contractor was … Continue reading CDLU Provoked Probe: Ex-CEO of Balch & Bingham Client Charged With Afghan War Contract Fraud
Balch & Bingham’s former client Black Hall Aerospace a/k/a AAL USA, Inc. appears to have become radioactive. Just hours after trial balloons were sent out two weeks ago outlining a possible U.S. Senate run by ex-U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, we, the CDLU, received a letter via email on Wednesday, October 30, from a Russia … Continue reading Russians Try to Scrub Jeff Sessions Ties to Ex-Balch Client, a Russian-linked Aerospace Company
[UPDATE: U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was asked to resign as of 1:45 p.m. CST. He was ousted by the President. Read more here.] Although many speculate that Balch & Bingham’s top connection in Washington, D.C. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will be replaced, other moves are coming that could impact the embattled law firm. … Continue reading Winds of Change
Exactly one year ago, Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein appointed Robert S. Mueller III as Special Counsel to the U.S. Department of Justice. When the news broke, we scrambled to get in touch with the Office of “Bobby Three Sticks,” as he is affectionately known in D.C. circles. Communicating with Rosenstein’s office, we were … Continue reading A Year Later, We Were a First with Special Counsel Mueller
The Office of the Special Counsel will maintain the independence to investigate Jeff Sessions’ closet allies. We wrote a post last year that the Office of the Special Counsel of the U.S. Department of Justice has the power to investigate “any crimes that he might discover.” Paul Manafort, the indicted former Trump campaign manager, has … Continue reading Mueller’s Wide Discretion and Balch & Bingham
Late last night, The New York Times posted a bombshell story after obtaining questions that Robert S. Mueller III, Special Counsel of the U.S. Department of Justice, wants to ask President Trump including: “What discussions did you have during the campaign regarding Russian sanctions?” The New York Times writes, “Even as the Obama administration stepped … Continue reading Special Counsel Eyes Russian Sanctions
So did Sessions talk to Mueller about the Russians in his backyard and his cozy relationship with Balch & Bingham? Balch & Bingham’s relationship with and lobbying efforts on behalf of Russian-linked, Huntsville-based aerospace company Black Hall Aerospace, Inc. a/k/a AAL USA, Inc. may be under a growing microscope. In November of 2015, Balch successfully … Continue reading Palace Intrigue: What did Sessions tell Mueller?
The number of website sessions yesterday was record breaking for us. The interest in the troubles and alleged unsavory conduct of Balch & Bingham has skyrocketed. Thank you for your readership. Now comes the breaking news story of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions undergoing hours of questioning last week by the Office of the Special … Continue reading Sessions and Sessions
[Update: In January of 2020, Stephen Feaga left the embattled firm. Click here to read more.] As the more we learn about Balch & Bingham’s new and first-ever Chief Compliance Officer Steve Feaga, the more we like what we hear. We truly wish him the best to save the firm from the year of embarrassing … Continue reading Will Feaga Cooperate with Special Counsel Mueller?
During the 2016 election cycle, then-U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions was to endorse Trump at the Russian-linked aerospace company tied to Balch & Bingham. For months we have been providing the Office of Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III with detailed information about the alleged scurrilous, unscrupulous, and questionable actions by Balch & Bingham and associates. … Continue reading Mueller Can Investigate “Any Crimes that He Might Discover”