6th Person in SCSU Federal Corruption Trial Pleads Guilty

Sixth Defendant Pleads Guilty in SCSU Federal Corruption and Kickbacks Trial A sixth defendant in the Jonathan Pinson and South Carolina State University federal corruption and kickbacks trial has pleaded guilty. Edwin Givens, a former attorney and chief of staff at the university, pleaded guilty on Tuesday, May 13th, to one charge of misprision of a felony. Givens allegedly played a small role in the federal corruption scheme at SCSU. The FBI planted wire taps on several phones for years, listening to a recording conversations between … [Read more...]

Jonathan Pinson Kickback Trial Delayed

Federal Kickback Trial for Jonathan Pinson and Associates Delayed Until June The federal kickback and corruption trial involving the former board chairman of South Carolina State University has been delayed until at least June of this year due to a document error. Reportedly, several thousand pages of documents were not delivered to the defense. The trial has been pushed back to at least June 5th to allow defense attorneys to review the documents. The federal kickback and corruption trial, involving allegations against Jonathan Pinson … [Read more...]