Athens businessman and rental property owner Demetrios Prokos was awarded more than $1 million last week after an Athens County Common Pleas judge ruled in his favor in a breach-of-contract lawsuit

Prokos was awarded $1,055,271 in the lawsuit he filed against Jerry W. Jones of Athens by Judge Patrick Lang. The civil suit alleged that Jones had breached a contract for a 10-year lease for two convenience store/gas stations in Athens County, and had not paid rent or other taxes and fees on those properties for most of those 10 years.

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