Monday, February 7, 2011

Cast a wider net?

That kind of money won;'t be recovered.

As to the other allegations that the corruption was wider spread i can't answer to.

If it was there may be some fairly nervous people around.

Fuelberg to be sentenced by judge today
Pedernales Cooperative seeks $8.8 million in restitution.
By Roy Bragg - Express-News

JOHNSON CITY — To some angry Pedernales Electric Cooperative ratepayers, the punishment that will be handed down to former official Bennie Fuelberg at a sentencing hearing today and Tuesday shouldn't be the end of the case.

The cooperative, through its attorneys and paperwork filed with the probation department, has told the court it wants $8.8 million in restitution from Fuelberg to make the case right, but a highly vocal group of angry ratepayers wants more.

To them, the Fuelberg case is the first step in large-scale change in how the cooperative does business. An independent inquiry, part of the settlement of a 2008 lawsuit, said the corporate culture at the nation's largest electric cooperative needed to be changed.

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