W.Va. Governor Justice addresses new business woes | News, Sports, Jobs

CHARLESTON — While avoiding giving specific details due to ongoing court cases, Gov. Jim Justice told reporters Tuesday to wait and see regarding the financial drama going on with his businesses.

“As far as my personal stuff and everything, or my family’s personal stuff, just sit back and wait on the final outcomes,” Justice said Tuesday during his now twice-per-week COVID-19 briefing from the State Capitol Building.

On Monday, West Virginia MetroNews reported that Virginia-based Carter Bank and Trust filed a local court case seeking more than $58 million from defaulted loans made to two Justice-owned companies – the Greenbrier Sporting Club Inc., and the Oakhurst Club LLC. The Carter suit comes more than a month after Justice, first lady Cathy Justice, and multiple companies owned by the Justice family filed a civil case in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia against executives of Carter Bank.

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