GWINNETT COUNTY, GA (CBS46)—The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating a newly-elected official in Gwinnett County.
In keeping with a GBI spokesperson, brokers are investigating Gwinnett County Sheriff Keybo Taylor. The investigation began almost two months earlier than voters went to the polls and voted for Sheriff Taylor.
In keeping with a video obtained by CBS46, Sheriff Taylor might be heard allegedly saying, “if people do not help me, i am not gonna allow them to bond right here, i imply i am simply not gonna do it.”
The video was a part of a lawsuit filed by Anytime Bail Bonding Included in opposition to Sheriff Taylor.
In keeping with the lawsuit, Sheriff Taylor is accused of getting an intimidating assembly with the CEO of Anytime Bail Bonding Included in April 2019. The assembly was earlier than Taylor was elected to workplace.
Anytime Bail Bonding’s CEO stated it’s normal apply for the corporate to report conversations.
CBS46’s Meghan Packer studies the lawsuit stated the case is “concerning the defendants reprehensible and retaliatory actions in opposition to the plaintiffs.”
After he was elected, Sheriff Keybo revoked Anytime Bail Bonding Included’s authority to put up new bonds in Gwinnett County.
Anytime Bail Bonding Included’s CEO Scott Corridor claimed his firm was retaliated in opposition to as a result of he didn’t financially help Taylor’s marketing campaign.
CBS46’s Meghan Packer went by marketing campaign finance data and found a supervisor at Anytime Bail Bonding donated $2800 to Sheriff Taylor’s opponent in the course of the marketing campaign.
In keeping with a GBI spokesperson, brokers have been requested by the Lawyer Common’s workplace in September to research a doable extortion try by Sheriff Taylor. Additionally, the GBI spokesperson stated the investigation is ongoing.
Gwinnett County Sheriff Taylor issued an announcement saying partly, he has the only discretion of which bail bonding enterprise can function within the county.
“I’ll solely enable firms that meet my excessive requirements for integrity and that observe the regulation and the bonding guidelines. As Sheriff, I closed firms that failed that normal,” in line with Sheriff Taylor’s assertion.
Additionally, Gwinnett County Sheriff Taylor stated Anytime Bail Bonding Inc “recorded your entire 20-minute dialog, after which deleted every little thing by 20-seconds.”
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