Culture of Corruption

Whaley was suspected of bribery by the Feds. Esrati.com told you first

The Dayton Daily news now officially has egg on their face. But, so does Politico, The Huffington Post, The NY Times, the Washington Post, all the major newspapers in Ohio, the local TV stations. While I didn’t have the unsealed warrants, I did know that the tapes were played to the Grand Jury and sought Read More

Corruption- a refresher course

When unethical behavior becomes the norm, when corruption is standard operating procedure, when corrupt practices are expected instead of the exception, the rule of law becomes a joke. And a community that lives without rules- suffers. If you are looking for why every other city in the state has huge cranes building new buildings downtown, Read More

Mat Heck and his mobster mentality

It’s not just poor people and minorities who suffer under the vulgar actions of Mat Heck, its everyone in Montgomery County. Because of the way the system works, he’s basically king of the fiefdom, deciding what cases go to court and which ones don’t. Which ones they’ll fight hard and which ones they won’t. We Read More

Reconstructing Dayton unearths county corruption in the prosecutors office

Following an anonymous tip to this site, Reconstructing Dayton, a 501(c)(4) nonprofit, has revealed that the Montgomery County’s Prosecutor’s Office diverted “surplus funds” into extremely large employee bonuses, which cost the office/taxpayers over $1 million. This comes at a time when the county has enacted austerity measures because of the pandemic and property values are Read More

All I want for Xmas is…

Before the tornadoes, before the mass shooting in the Oregon District, before the pandemic, the FBI arrested a few folks and called it part of an investigation of a “Culture of Corruption” in Dayton. That most of the folks they indicted were Black was about par for the course. Law enforcement in this country is Read More

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