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Martin attorney: Zimmerman misled court about money
CNN ^ | April 27, 2012

Posted on 04/27/2012 3:14:16 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The attorney for Trayvon Martin's family says George Zimmerman should be back in jail because he failed to tell a judge he had $204,000 during a recent bond hearing.

"They tried to portray themselves as indigent that they did not have any money," said Martin family attorney Benjamin Crump. "We think the court should revoke his bond immediately, and he should be held accountable for misleading the court."

--snip--

Crump said Zimmerman's failure to reveal that he had the money shows that he is being dishonest.

"If his testimony at the bond hearing is any indication of what is to come, then the lying has already begun," Crump said....

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TOPICS: Computers/Internet; Conspiracy; Local News; Politics
KEYWORDS: florida; georgezimmerman; trayvon; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
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With a special prosecutor on one side, Obama and Holder on the other and the entire race grievance industry (Ben Crump, the Black Panthers, NAACP, Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, etc.) breathing down his neck, how in the world could anyone think that Mr. Zimmerman will receive a fair trial?
1 posted on 04/27/2012 3:14:21 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The real question is how you find a jury who hasn’t been spoon-fed a tremendous amount of information over the issue...either one way or another. I think you’d almost have to look for a dozen folks who are obsessed with CSPAN or the Shopping Network...and that’s the only TV they watch all day.


2 posted on 04/27/2012 3:25:53 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The more this loser feeds to his PR team, the more desperate he looks. Can he possibly understand law well enough to know there is no case?


3 posted on 04/27/2012 3:31:47 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: the invisib1e hand
Can he possibly understand law well enough to know there is no case?
This case isn't about law. It's about Institutionalized Mob Justice, with the media at the center of the mob and the president at the head of it.
4 posted on 04/27/2012 3:33:07 AM PDT by samtheman ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZ-4gnNz0vc)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

According to the story, the money was from donations to his PayPal account. I certainly hope the Martin attorney hopes to get paid, and expects that Zimmerman’s attorney wishes to get paid as well.


5 posted on 04/27/2012 3:34:59 AM PDT by Yo-Yo
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Misled? This whole case is about being misled. The media took a juvenile delinquent, gold-grilled, jewelry thieving, miscreant and tried to turn him into an innocent lamb. That’s misled!


6 posted on 04/27/2012 3:39:24 AM PDT by 6SJ7 (Meh.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I was just thinking that if Zimmerman was in jail and had no internet connectivity its entirely likely that he had no idea if there was any money in a paypal account for him.

Once he was released he found out and asked his attorney what to do at that point.

As for the Martin’s Race Baiting attorney... I hope he gets sued into sack cloth once this whole debacle is over.


7 posted on 04/27/2012 3:39:59 AM PDT by The Working Man
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’$ all about the money now, i$n’t it?
Let’$ all bleed THE WHITE MAN a$ much a$ po$$ible.


8 posted on 04/27/2012 3:42:48 AM PDT by Flintlock (THE TRUTH: It's the new hate speech..)
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barry of the bungle justice





9 posted on 04/27/2012 3:44:49 AM PDT by devolve (---- --------what`s that in your pocket? $4000 less than in 2008----------)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Let me translate Benjamin Crump:

We have NO CASE, so let me find a diversion to my incompetence.


10 posted on 04/27/2012 3:48:08 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (When religions have to beg the gov't for a waiver, we are already under socialism.)
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To: Yo-Yo
"I certainly hope the Martin attorney hopes to get paid, and expects that Zimmerman’s attorney wishes to get paid as well"

There's no question in my mind that the Martin "Attorney" is just an ambulance-chaser, and has a large contingency-based fee in mind, when the Martin's sell the movie rights, book rights, talk-show appearance money, and a GIANT civil suit against the Taxpayers (City of Sanford, etc.), as all these "Cause-based" meritless extortion schemes play out.

Zimmerman's defense attorney would be on a standard-rate deal for him, and he needs cash to pay.

11 posted on 04/27/2012 3:48:42 AM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: 6SJ7

I don’t think that Zimmerman is innocent either. I still don’t understand this whole story. Did Zimmerman even live in that neighborhood. I KNOW for a fact that if I was told to “stand down” by the 911 operator, I would have. So what if the kid was walking through a neighborhood. The police were on their way and could have taken care of it.


12 posted on 04/27/2012 3:50:33 AM PDT by napscoordinator (VOTE FOR NEWT!!!!)
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To: Flintlock

He is NOT white. He is hispanic. Why are so many people misinformed about this story?????


13 posted on 04/27/2012 3:51:56 AM PDT by napscoordinator (VOTE FOR NEWT!!!!)
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To: the invisib1e hand

Florida State University School of Law:
http://www.law.fsu.edu/images/FSULAW_Spring_2006.pdf

Ben Crump and Daryl Parks: The Reverend Al Sharpton calls them the ‘next Johnny Cochrans.’


14 posted on 04/27/2012 3:55:47 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: napscoordinator

Good Lord, have you read anything about this case or do you just fantasize? Yes it was his neighborhood, he was the head of the watch for Pete’s sake. The operator didn’t tell him to “stand down” they said they’d prefer he not follow Martin to which Zimmerman replied “OKAY”. It is perhaps at that time that Zimmerman headed back to his vehicle.
People who have no knowledge of the few available facts should really not speculate on this case!


15 posted on 04/27/2012 3:57:34 AM PDT by visualops (artlife.us)
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To: napscoordinator
I don’t think that Zimmerman is innocent either. I still don’t understand this whole story. Did Zimmerman even live in that neighborhood. I KNOW for a fact that if I was told to “stand down” by the 911 operator, I would have. So what if the kid was walking through a neighborhood. The police were on their way and could have taken care of it."

"Why are so many people misinformed about this story?????"

Wow.

16 posted on 04/27/2012 3:58:15 AM PDT by Godebert (NO PERSON EXCEPT A NATURAL BORN CITIZEN!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Donated aid is for legal defense not bond or anything else. Zimmerman presumably has no source of income, had to move and go into hiding because of the barrage of threats and this jerk has the nerve to say he lied about not having money? The money in any fund is not his to do with as he pleases.


17 posted on 04/27/2012 4:00:49 AM PDT by visualops (artlife.us)
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To: napscoordinator

Yeah. He lived in the neighborhood. It has only been covered in the news reports about a million times. With maps, even.
The 911 operator did not “tell him to stand down”. Zimmerman was aked if he was following the subject. He replied in the affirmative, and was told “ We don’t need you to do that”, to which Zimmerman replied “OK”.
Making stuff up doesn’t help clarify the situation.


18 posted on 04/27/2012 4:00:56 AM PDT by PalmettoMason (South Carolinians need to start choosing a primary challenger to Nikki Haley NOW!!!!!!!)
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To: napscoordinator

Mr. Zimmerman and his wife are residents and own a home there. Young Mr. Martin was visiting his father at his girlfriend’s house, as he was suspended from school in Miami. It was NOT a 911 operator, it was the non-emergency police dispatcher, not a sworn law enforcement official, and he was not told to “stand down” but it was suggested “we don’t need you to do that” at which time he said “okay.” He says that Trayvon doubled back on him, sucker-punched him so that he fell to the ground and then proceeded to beat his head into the pavement. Before he could be killed by the larger, taller and more athletic Mr. Martin, he shot him. There is also some talk that there was a struggle over the pistol.


19 posted on 04/27/2012 4:02:24 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: napscoordinator

Misinformed? You mean like you? This is what you posted:

“I don’t think that Zimmerman is innocent either. I still don’t understand this whole story. Did Zimmerman even live in that neighborhood. I KNOW for a fact that if I was told to “stand down” by the 911 operator, I would have. So what if the kid was walking through a neighborhood. The police were on their way and could have taken care of it.”

This post contains not only easily verifiable errors, but unverifiable speculation.

A) Zimmerman did, in fact, live in the neighborhood.
B) It was not a 911 operator, it was a non-emergency line.
C) They did not tell him to stand down.
D) There’s no evidence Zimmerman continued pursuit after the call, as the altercation supposedly took place near his vehicle.
E) The point was that Martin wasn’t just walking through the neighborhood, he was walking around suspiciously - in between houses, looking around.


20 posted on 04/27/2012 4:03:16 AM PDT by Echo4C (We have it in our power to begin the world over again. --Thomas Paine)
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To: visualops

Someone tell that to Benjamin Crump, attorney-at-law and a “star” civil rights lawyer, “the next Johhny Cochran” according to Al Sharpton.


21 posted on 04/27/2012 4:04:22 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Ben Crump and Daryl Parks: The Reverend Al Sharpton calls them the ‘next Johnny Cochrans.’

Ben Crump and Daryl Parks may end up getting disbarred if their case against Zimmerman proven to be no merit after all the trouble they have caused...

22 posted on 04/27/2012 4:12:50 AM PDT by hamboy
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Railroaded

That is the best term I see for Zimmerman.

He is being railroaded.

They keep talking about the Martin family. Was it a family?
To me a family is people all living in the same home.Trayvon was visiting with his father who was living with his girlfriend. Sounds like a broken family that came together to see if they could make a few bucks off the death of their son.


23 posted on 04/27/2012 4:18:12 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

>>Mr. Zimmerman and his wife are residents and own a home there.<<

Are you sure about that? I was under the impression that they were renters.


24 posted on 04/27/2012 4:19:39 AM PDT by Aunt Polgara
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To: napscoordinator
Why are so many people misinformed about this story?????

Irony. Your post #12 shows that you are embarrassingly misinformed about this case, as you can see from the corrective replies to #12 you've gotten.

BTW, even your 1st statement in this post is 1/2 wrong. His father? White.

You funny.

25 posted on 04/27/2012 4:22:34 AM PDT by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: Aunt Polgara

Let’s say you’re right. Does that make them any less residents of that neighborhood? Was Trayvon Martin a resident there? Or was he a proto-criminal 17 year old suspended down in Miami for drug paraphanalia, possibly striking a bus driver and possessing stolen goods and burglar tools?


26 posted on 04/27/2012 4:23:17 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: samtheman
This case isn't about law. It's about Institutionalized Mob Justice,...

Even a fair-minded jury (if possible to assemble)would be afraid to find Z not guilty.

27 posted on 04/27/2012 4:24:27 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: napscoordinator

911 did NOT tell Z to “stand down”.

Travon was casing the complex. In the rain.

Go read some threads on the subject already.


28 posted on 04/27/2012 4:26:51 AM PDT by ctdonath2 ($1 meals: http://abuckaplate.blogspot.com/)
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To: visualops

don’t confuse people with the facts!


29 posted on 04/27/2012 4:33:24 AM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: napscoordinator

You’re embarrassing yourself, trying reading up on the story before making comments.


30 posted on 04/27/2012 4:34:35 AM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
>>Let’s say you’re right. Does that make them any less residents of that neighborhood?<<

No, not at all, but it was important for his bail hearing that he didn't own the home. And it's good for us to be precise here, as I think you would agree.

I'm a big supporter of George's. Some of that $204,000 came from me. I surely do hope he has a very good explanation to the judge this morning, or it could cost him big time, both in court and in the court of public opinion. In my opinion, his biggest asset was his honesty, and withholding this huge asset from the court was a big mistake. Apparently, his brother, who didn't testify at the bail hearing, was the keeper of the Paypal account. Maybe most of the money came in while George was in jail, and he truly didn't know how much was there, but it surely doesn't look good.

31 posted on 04/27/2012 4:36:28 AM PDT by Aunt Polgara
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To: luvbach1

That’s what I’m afraid of.


32 posted on 04/27/2012 4:40:58 AM PDT by samtheman ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZ-4gnNz0vc)
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To: Aunt Polgara

That money was for legal defense, not bail. Mr. Crump would’ve been the first one howling about fraud if Mr. Zimmerman had used a portion of that to post bond. And some (not much, I’m flat on my back) of that money came from me.


33 posted on 04/27/2012 4:41:40 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: napscoordinator

It is one thing to stand down if you are not threatened, but Martin attacked him—then you have no choice. If Martin managed to get his gun, he probably would have killed him, and then you would never have heard about this in the media.


34 posted on 04/27/2012 4:45:46 AM PDT by richardtavor
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To: napscoordinator
I don’t think that Zimmerman is innocent either. I still don’t understand this whole story.

If you don't understand the story, why opine as to Mr. Zimmerman's guilt or innocence? My guess is that you have become stupid from watching the MSM.

35 posted on 04/27/2012 4:50:51 AM PDT by neocon1984
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To: napscoordinator

Do you live under a rock or are you just illiterate.


36 posted on 04/27/2012 4:57:47 AM PDT by traderrob6
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Did O’Mara leak the story about the money? If so, it might be nothing more than a trap for Crump. If Zimmerman didn’t know about the money at his bond hearing, then he’s in the clear. O’Mara might have just leaked the story knowing the despicable Crump would start spewing off at the mouth- and end up looking ridiculous.


37 posted on 04/27/2012 5:06:56 AM PDT by Krankor
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To: Krankor

Are you trying to imply that run-of-the-mill attorney Mr. O’Mara is smarter than Ben “The next Johnny Cochran” Crump?


38 posted on 04/27/2012 5:16:16 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Benjamin Crump is highlighted in this article posted here on FR. Insightful!

http://www.examiner.com/article/should-attorney-benjamin-crump-be-disciplined-for-the-trayvon-martin-debacle-1


39 posted on 04/27/2012 5:16:25 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Crucify him! Give us Mumia!


40 posted on 04/27/2012 5:16:33 AM PDT by seton89 (Are the Ten Commandments a living document?)
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To: jazzlite

Florida State University School of Law:
http://www.law.fsu.edu/images/FSULAW_Spring_2006.pdf

Ben Crump and Daryl Parks: The Reverend Al Sharpton calls them the ‘next Johnny Cochrans.’


41 posted on 04/27/2012 5:18:18 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Every time I read the latest demand from the Martin family lawyer or black activists, I ask is that really the way they want blacks to be treated when they shoot somebody? Because I’m quite certain black activists like Sharpton agitate for the “civil rights” of blacks accused of crimes.


42 posted on 04/27/2012 5:24:46 AM PDT by Andrei Bulba
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I remember when I represented myself to get custody of my youngest daughter. My ex’s attorney would bring up all this irrelevant stuff and actually got pretty overtly irritated in court when the judge would tell her so. She really pissed off the judge.

I won.

Looks like the same thing may happen here.

I think it would be a hoot if it got thrown out on May 8th, which I believe is very possible. The riots that would follow would not be a “hoot”, however.


43 posted on 04/27/2012 5:33:42 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: napscoordinator; mickie
"He is NOT white. He is Hispanic."

Get with the drill. I read yesterday (unverified so far) that Mr. Zimmerman has a black grandmother.

If true, this would make him a black white brown Hispanic.

44 posted on 04/27/2012 5:38:33 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: samtheman
I think its more than just institutionalized mob justice. Its a "real" lynch mob. They want Zim dead.

There are bounties, dead or alive, death threats coming in on Twitter, and a constant threat of burning down the town if Zim is not dealt with properly...and I think that would be seeing Zim dead.

The only thing that I haven't heard from this mob yet is GET A ROPE...

45 posted on 04/27/2012 5:40:27 AM PDT by B.O. Plenty (Elections have consequences....)
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To: napscoordinator
I still don’t understand this whole story.

At this point that's deliberate on your part. There's a wealth of information out there if you go dig for it.

46 posted on 04/27/2012 5:45:16 AM PDT by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: napscoordinator
Zim is not a "real" Hispanic either. It just came out that Zim is part black..somewhere in his past....Zim part black... So that makes him not unlike our president Zer0..only partly Hispanic and part black.

So if the president had a son, maybe he would look like Zimmerman???

47 posted on 04/27/2012 5:50:44 AM PDT by B.O. Plenty (Elections have consequences....)
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To: MinuteGal; napscoordinator; mickie

George Zimmerman’s Black Ancestry is Revealed
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2876811/posts

The world’s most famous “white Hispanic” is part black
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2876819/posts

George Zimmerman: the black, Hispanic, Peruvian, kind-hearted non-white, not-racist poster boy
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2876692/posts

George Zimmerman Has ‘Black Roots’
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2876518/posts


48 posted on 04/27/2012 5:57:12 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Mr. Zimmerman and his wife are residents and own a home there.

I thought they were renters.

49 posted on 04/27/2012 6:00:48 AM PDT by Beach_Babe
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To: Beach_Babe

Wow! You caught me manufacturing propaganda for Mr. Zimmerman. Please don’t turn me in to the Black Panthers!


50 posted on 04/27/2012 6:02:06 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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