W.Va. Governor’s family business reaches settlement over millions tied up in legal disputes

 W.Va. Governor’s family business reaches settlement over millions tied up in legal disputes

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (WVVA) West Virginians have heard repeatedly from Gov. Jim Justice on the fight against COVID-19, but on Wednesday, he weighed in on some of the private battles his family has been facing over several hundred million dollars tied up in legal disputes.

In a one-on-one interview with WVVA News, he said his family has reached a settlement regarding one of those fights involving 368 million dollars in financing with Carter Bank and Trust located in Martinsburg, Va.

When pressed for details on the breakdown and reconciliation, he said:

“To tell you the truth, it was as simple as communication. We had a great relationship with Carter and probably made the bank in lots of different ways. Through 20 years and an incredible relationship, I gave the eulogy at his funeral. An incredible relationship and an incredible man. Then we drifted away communication-wise and as a business can from time to time,…

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