Scruggs case: Farese asks again for counsel change

Ashland attorney Tony Farese again is asking the U.S. District Court to withdraw as Oxford lawyer Zach Scruggs’ counsel.

Scruggs is a co-defendant in a six-count federal indictment accusing him, his father Dickie Scruggs and others of trying to bribe a judge.

Farese also is chief counsel for Joey Langston of Booneville, formerly an attorney who has pleaded guilty in another judicial bribery case.

NE MS Daily Journal