A Nashville judge was caught in a sex scandal. Then he hatched a plot to cover up it up, prosecutors say

The Washington Post

March 19, 2018

By Meagan Flynn

It’s not the crime but the coverup, as the famous phrase goes. But nobody seems to pay the warning much heed.

According to federal prosecutors, it didn’t stop Nashville judge Casey Moreland either. He is now ex-Nashville judge Casey Moreland, in jail awaiting trial for obstruction of justice and embezzlement, all connected with his efforts to cover up a sex scandal that threatened to bring him down.

The problems for Moreland started last year when Natalie Amos publicly revealed that Moreland helped her wipe away debt she owed from court fines and traffic-ticket fees – then pursued a sexual relationship with her.

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