State ex rel. Cooper v. McBarnette, No. 10 CV 020647 (N.C. Super Ct. Wake County, Dec. 21. 2010)
October 9, 2020
State sued defendant and his company for agreeing not to bid at auctions of foreclosed properties, after being paid by other bidders. Defendant was enjoined from further participation in real estate auctions, paid fines to the state and restitution to the property owners.