Thursday, December 10, 2015

Court of Appeals backs Auditor against Greg Davis

State Auditor Stacey Pickering issued the following press release:

Court of Appeals Upholds Ruling on Former Mayor Greg Davis
The Mississippi Court of Appeals affirmed the ruling of the Hinds County Chancery Court in its judgment holding Greg Davis liable for funds he misappropriated while Mayor of Southaven.
The State Auditor’s Office originally issued a demand against Greg Davis for $170,782.28 in November of 2011 following an investigation into the misuse of funds as Mayor of Southaven. Davis paid $96,000.00 of the demand before OSA initiated suit.
“This has been a long process since our investigation began in 2011, but we are pleased with the court’s verdict,” Auditor Pickering said.  “We remain committed to returning the funds owed to the citizens of Southaven.”
Davis is ordered to repay the remaining $73,915.17 owed for illegal credit card payments, unauthorized travel, personal expenses, and unauthorized mileage reimbursements. The court ordered all cost for the state to appeal must be paid by Davis.
The Court found Greg Davis illegally induced the City of Southaven to pay for personal expenses, including a family vacation and counseling services.
Davis was found guilty of embezzlement in 2014, and he has appealed his criminal conviction. That case is pending.


Milk. Cow. Free said...

I had no idea sex was so expensive

Anonymous said...

5:50 - When you have a secret you want to keep, it is.

Anonymous said...

$67.00 Won't buy much at a place like Priape.

Maybe a small butt plug or a dydoe (installation not included). Probably some reading materials.

Anonymous said...

Compare Southhaven's ex-Mayor's conviction (or lack thereof) to the one handed down in Rankin County for Terry's ex-Mayor. Both evidentally did wrong. Was Southhaven's Mayor jailed until trial? Was arrested on the job and handcuffed? Was he "perp-walked" in chains? Some of Terry's Mayor's so-called personal expenses were at an Urban Forrestry Convention. Maybe City related. Some were for the Volunteer Fire Department. Some were on actual trips to various Government agencies and places like CMPDD. But they were not seperated out from the total amount charged to him. Pickering can remain dedicated to returning funds but to be slack in what people are actually charged with is not proper. The "color" of the law is very gray in these two cases.

Anonymous said...

5:47- The Memphis media was all over Davis. They are the one's that 'outed' him. Jackson media wasn't that interested, but trust me he didn't get a pass.

As for sentences, that is up to the court. The Terry mayor could have taken a plea deal which was house arrest but he chose not to.

For Davis, I am pretty sure he was sentenced to prison as part of the criminal trial but that he is appealing that. I bet when all is said and done the two spend about the same amount of time in jail.

Anonymous said...

5:47 - Well, one person had Steve Farese as his attorney; the other had Dale Danks. You can figure out which.

Anonymous said...

Southaven residents helped Davis make some of those earlier installment payments because the mean ol' Memphis media was picking on him. How stupid do they feel today?

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