Listen in as some of Texas’ top judges are unmasked! You’ll hear from a disgraced San Antonio judge who went to prison for taking a bribe from the bench. And, we’re revealing a secret list of names of other judges and the attorneys involved in this outrageous practice in order to gain more favorable outcomes for their trials.
What’s Next for Former Judge Angus McGinty?: Episode #13
Former Judge Angus McGinty is a convicted felon after admitting in court that he accepted bribes from an attorney in exchange for judicial favors. How does McGinty make his way in the world now that he has the scarlet letter of being a judge who took a bribe. Also, find out how you can read the still sealed secret FBI and court records used in this podcast.
Judge Harle and the Truck Sale: Episode #12
Break 1 – 9:12
Break 2 – 20:21
Summary: Investigative Reporter Brian Collister continues quizzing Judge Sid Harle on the numerous references to him in the FBI investigation into bribery in San Antonio courts. Including the sale of his family’s pickup truck, that the judge says just happened to be purchased by the son of the man who FBI agents says was bribing Harle and other judges.
Judge Sid Harle Denies Accepting Bribes: Episode #11
Investigative Reporter Brian Collister confronts Judge Sid Harle about allegations he took bribes while on the bench. Harle takes aim at his accusers and says former Judge Angus McGinty was “stupid” and should have fought the bribery charges against him.
Judge Sid Harle Implicated: Episode #10
There simply is no judge in San Antonio who has served longer, or is more respected than Sid Harle within the legal community. Harle was appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott to serves as the Presiding Judge of the 4th Administrative Judicial Region where he oversee all of the other judges in San Antonio and surrounding areas. But Harle’s name is repeatedly mentioned in the secret FBI files from the bribery case of former judge Angus McGinty. The allegations aimed at the high ranking judge range from accepting cash to bribes disguised as campaign contributions from attorney Al Acevedo in exchange for favorable court rulings.
Katz out of the bag: Episode #9:
“Katz out of the bag
Judge Bert Richardson: How did you get the files? Episode #8
In this episode, investigative reporter Brian Collister continues his conversation with Judge Bert Richardson about the allegation contained in the FBI files that he accepted a bribe. A claim the judge vehemently denies. Richardson describes what his relationship was like with the man at the center of the bribery scandal, attorney al Acevedo, and judge Richardson wants to know how the investigative reporter got the secret files.
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Fantastic podcast, no edited smoke and mirrors here, letting everyone speak for themselves the facts speak for themselves. As a lifelong Texan I can say you do us all a great public service with these podcasts. Thank you!
Worst sound quality I’ve ever heard in a podcast
Story was interesting but totally ruined by the sound setup. Terrible