Former Madison County Treasurer Fred Bathon was convicted of defrauding delinquent taxpayers by getting campaign cash from tax buyers in exchange for allowing buyers to charge inflated penalties. The appellate court just allowed the Madison County government to be separated from the delinquent taxpayers’ class-action lawsuit.
Former Madison County Treasurer Fred Bathon was convicted of defrauding delinquent taxpayers by getting campaign cash from tax buyers in exchange for allowing buyers to charge inflated penalties. The appellate court just allowed the Madison County government to be separated from the delinquent taxpayers’ class-action lawsuit. Steve Nagy snagy@bnd.com
Former Madison County Treasurer Fred Bathon was convicted of defrauding delinquent taxpayers by getting campaign cash from tax buyers in exchange for allowing buyers to charge inflated penalties. The appellate court just allowed the Madison County government to be separated from the delinquent taxpayers’ class-action lawsuit. Steve Nagy snagy@bnd.com

Madison County taxpayers off hook for corruption, but ‘exoneration’ for leaders?

September 14, 2016 07:00 PM