Scruggs faces sentencing today

In actuality, Lackey was not truly bribed because at the first hints of such a deal, he went to the FBI and began to work with them to ensnare the conspirators.

Nov. 29, they did. Scruggs, Backstrom, Scruggs’ lawyer son Zach, former New Albany attorney Timothy Balducci and former state Auditor Steven Patterson were charged with six counts of conspiracy to bribe an elected public official.

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