Judge rules against Milton McGregor

File Photo: Milton McGregor
File Photo: Milton McGregor

A federal judge has refused to throw out two bribery charges against casino owner Milton McGregor in Alabama's gambling corruption case.

McGregor contended the two charges should be tossed because prosecutors recently notified McGregor's attorneys that they failed to turn over some information from two state officials related to the charges.

U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson ruled Wednesday that prosecutors had already provided similar information to McGregor's lawyers through records of grand jury testimony.

The two charges accuse McGregor of bribing former legislative employee Ray Crosby. McGregor and Crosby are among the seven defendants scheduled for retrial starting Monday in Montgomery. Their original trial ended in August with the jury unable to resolve all the charges.

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