“The taxpaying citizens of this country, including myself, should not be obligated to, in effect, provide compensation to these parties for their financially irresponsible and potentially improper, unethical and possibly illegal decisions and actions,” Mr. Grady wrote in a filing.
Speaking by phone, Mr. Grady described himself as a retired lower- to middle-level oil executive trying to “eke out a living.” He said he realized he wasn’t likely to win on any of his court motions.
“What I think ought to happen is that $535 million should go back to the Treasury to be distributed to all of the taxpayers,” he said. “I know it would only be a dollar or so apiece, but it would make a point.”
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