A True Wake Up Call For All Americans-Mohegan Tribe Tries to Thwart First Amendment Rights of American Citizen

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On Oct. 12, 2004, my wife received a call, out of the blue, from an attorney representing my former employer, The Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, a federally recognized tribe. He stated to her that on the following day the Tribe was petitioning the State Superior Court in New London, Connecticut, to obtain a temporary restraining order to stop my wife and me from making public comments concerning the Tribe.

Once that court order was obtained by the Tribe, they were going to petition the court for a permanent restraining order. The Tribe actions were in anticipation of their bringing suit against us in State court alleging numerous contrived charges including extortion.


Curiously, months before being accused of extortion, we reported violations of law and regulation by the Tribe and Tribal Gaming Commission to the State Police, State Attorney General and the Commissioner of Public Safety.

The state police actually refused to investigate my complaint (even though I am a retired lieutenant and have enormous amounts of evidence), the Attorney General