WASHINGTON — A retired two-star standard is looking for to depose North Texas Congressman Pat Fallon over a enterprise dispute involving one particular of the freshman Republican’s clothing firms.
Two star General Timothy Haake filed the petition final month in an effort and hard work to investigate possible promises of fraud, breach of fiduciary duties and interference with contractual associations, the document claimed. Haake is also searching for to depose Fallon’s wife, in accordance to the petition submitted in Denton County.
Fallon, R-Frisco, denied any wrongdoing. His lawyer, Jason Freeman, called the petition a “political shakedown” that arose only right after Fallon was elected to Congress in November 2020.
According to Haake’s petition, the dispute stems from an clothing corporation Fallon and Haake formed with each other in 2008, Recon Sportswear and Jackets LLC, and a business settlement the two entered into later on that year with Recon and an supplemental company, American Airborne Shop.
Haake promises he was granted a “10% ‘profits interest’ in Recon and American Airborne” in the 2008 settlement, as perfectly as 10% “capital interest” in any other entity Fallon could afterwards sort that does business at the Fort Benning U.S. Army Foundation in Ga. Haake statements he’s also entitled to obtain specific consulting costs tied to the gross revenues of all the Fort Benning firms.
The situation is not a lawsuit the allegations have been brought forth in a petition for oral deposition that reported the Fallons’ testimony is essential to understand the financials.
Fallon mentioned he submitted for arbitration, in which a 3rd social gathering would listen to the dispute and render a binding selection, and is assured the final result will be in his favor.
“Mr. Haake’s allegations are not supported by actual facts—only politically-enthusiastic allegations,” Freeman mentioned in a statement to The Dallas Early morning News. “Mr. Haake didn’t make this claim for 13 several years, then started asserting that he was owed consulting costs heading again a decade-additionally. He was not. And Congressman Fallon refused to spend him due to the fact the statements were being untrue.”
Wade McClure, Haake’s attorney, stated this is a basic issue that should’ve been resolved extensive…