But Tennessee shied far from enforcing their state’s criminal usury rule, that could have landed leaders of Brown’s Chattanooga syndicate in jail, Pickrell stated.

“It is usury, of course the prosecutors had been of the head to get following this man, they are able to place him away for a time that is long for having multiple victims of usury,” Pickrell said. “It is a matter of prosecutorial resources or motivation in place of some flaw in current legislation.”

Read more