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Tawana Brawley served with court order to pay man she accused of rape in 1987
NY Post ^ | 1/31/13 | CHUCK BENNETT

Posted on 01/31/2013 8:42:29 AM PST by jimbo123

Infamous hoaxster Tawana Brawley — whose outrageous rape lie 25 years ago inflamed racial tensions nationwide — yesterday was finally slapped with a court order to settle a hefty defamation case against her.

“For at least 25 years, she has been living a major lie,” said former Dutchess County prosecutor Steven Pagones, who was falsely accused of raping Brawley in 1987 and finally tracked her down, thanks to The Post.

“To me, this has always been about responsibility and accountability,’’ added the former ADA, who won the $190,000 defamation lawsuit against Brawley, 40, now a nurse in Virginia, more than a decade ago.

At 9 percent interest, that debt, which Brawley never attempted to pay off, now totals $431,492, according to the wage-garnishment papers filed in Virginia’s Surry County Court.

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According to Pagones’ lawyer, Garry Bolnick, the single mom’s wages could be docked 10 to 25 percent per paycheck as retribution for her lies.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: New Jersey; US: New York; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: al; alsharpton; brawley; pagones; sharpton; stevenpagones; tawana; tawanabrawley
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1 posted on 01/31/2013 8:42:35 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Her ol’ buddy AL Sharpton should help a sistah out!...........


2 posted on 01/31/2013 8:45:34 AM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: jimbo123

As far as I’m concerned she acted out of childish stupidity. Al Sharpton on the other hand, knew damn well what he was doing and should be the one to pay.


3 posted on 01/31/2013 8:45:59 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

Finally! The court system serves real justice.


4 posted on 01/31/2013 8:46:57 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: cripplecreek
As far as I’m concerned she acted out of childish stupidity.

Going on the lam for 25 years was not an act of childish stupidity. Refusing to acknowledge her lies for 25 years was not an act of childish stupidity.

5 posted on 01/31/2013 8:47:56 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: jsanders2001

good luck collecting.


6 posted on 01/31/2013 8:48:31 AM PST by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: ArrogantBustard

“On the lam”

LOL whatta maroon.


7 posted on 01/31/2013 8:49:57 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: V_TWIN

“...will you sept my EBT card?”


8 posted on 01/31/2013 8:50:15 AM PST by C. Edmund Wright
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To: jimbo123

Tawana the Grand Butana!


9 posted on 01/31/2013 8:52:39 AM PST by angcat
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To: Red Badger

THAT MF hasn’t paid up either.


10 posted on 01/31/2013 8:52:57 AM PST by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: jimbo123

Good. It’s about time.


11 posted on 01/31/2013 8:53:08 AM PST by Girlene
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To: jimbo123

I’ll bet the clothes on my back that she never pays a nickel...and that she’s never,in fact,*forced* to pay a nickel.


12 posted on 01/31/2013 8:54:25 AM PST by Gay State Conservative ("Progressives" toss the word "racist" around like chimps toss their feces)
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To: jsanders2001
Its not justice till her agent pays for his ongoing life of crime.

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13 posted on 01/31/2013 8:54:58 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: V_TWIN

-——good luck collecting.-——

The unpaid judgement is now a garnishment carried down to Virginia and her wages will be garnished to pay $432,000 owed.


14 posted on 01/31/2013 8:55:13 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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To: Red Badger

SHe should SUE Sharpton!


15 posted on 01/31/2013 8:56:51 AM PST by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: jimbo123

resist we much


16 posted on 01/31/2013 8:57:11 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: cripplecreek

Maybe she did initially act out of childish stupidity. She is now 40 years old and has had a lot of time to answer for her childish stupidity.


17 posted on 01/31/2013 8:57:45 AM PST by lesko
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To: Red Badger

If it weren’t for him, I suspect she would have confessed and ended it 25 years ago.


18 posted on 01/31/2013 8:58:40 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Red Badger

Social Justice requires Sharpton to be in the dock too.


19 posted on 01/31/2013 8:58:46 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: jimbo123

The danger of linking your bogus claims on one of the biggest Black KKK racists, Al Sharpton.

Sick is that our Florida Governor and AG fell for Sharpton BS in the George Zimmerman case. My tax dollars will reimburse Zimmerman for his damages


20 posted on 01/31/2013 9:01:39 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (GOP = Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: cripplecreek
I'm fairly sure I don't understand what you mean.

According to the article, the ever-lovely Mizzzzz Brawley changed her name and skipped town to avoid paying the judgment against her.

21 posted on 01/31/2013 9:03:28 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: jimbo123
Lived in CT at the time, so it was a constant stream of news non-stop for days. My initial impression was Tawana Brawley was lying and that proved out. I knew of Al Sharpton (the Reverend) before the Tawana Brawley incident, his name would pop up from time to time in the local press as an activist. Once he got involved with Tawana Brawley I was convinced it was all BS. It's beyond me that once the truth emerged Al Sharpton managed to emerge unscathed ... now considered a paragon of black virtue (more or less). The guy Don Imus apologized to over his remark about female black college (Rutgers?) basketball players a few years back. Give me a break.
22 posted on 01/31/2013 9:04:48 AM PST by BluH2o
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To: jimbo123
Grifting Racist Scumbags Of America - Then and Now


23 posted on 01/31/2013 9:05:09 AM PST by Iron Munro (I Miss America, don't you?)
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To: jimbo123
Steven Pagones, who was falsely accused of raping Brawley in 1987 and finally tracked her down, thanks to The Post.

I wonder if anyone was helping her hide.

24 posted on 01/31/2013 9:05:33 AM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: jimbo123
Depending on NY law 25 years of avoidance might be enough to get off the hook based on Statute of Limitations, depending on when the judgment was rendered, and if such judgments are subject to the Statute of Limitations.

She also might be able to bankrupt the whole thing.
25 posted on 01/31/2013 9:06:17 AM PST by Dr. Sivana ("C'est la vie" say the old folks, it goes to show you never can tell. -- Chuck Berry)
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To: jimbo123

Now her supporters will decry the Whitey for going after her wages while trying to support herself and her kid. Where’s the dad? Sharpton and Jackson should be co-conspirators in this and made to pay. They pushed the racist aspect of the case and took advantage of the girl.


26 posted on 01/31/2013 9:06:56 AM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Paladin2

What of the victims of Freddy’s Fashion Mart fire? They deserve justice as well............


27 posted on 01/31/2013 9:09:57 AM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: cripplecreek
As far as I’m concerned she acted out of childish stupidity.

Who give a sh!t WHY she did it? What she did was ruin the lives of those she falsely accused. She committed a criminal act with real consequences to others and she should pay

Or to put it another way, suppose I'm late for church and run s stop sign and injure you. I have a good motivation. Should I NOT be held liable for the injuries?

Personally I think she should face criminal charges and face the same sentence as those she accused faced if they were found guilty. She should be rotting in jail. A $400k civil judgment is nothing compared to the potential consequencs for her victims.

28 posted on 01/31/2013 9:10:16 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: from occupied ga

Yeah you’re a hardass and I’m real impressed. LOL


29 posted on 01/31/2013 9:13:42 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: longfellow

He didn’t have to:

Maddox was found liable for $97,000, Mason for $188,000, and Sharpton was ordered to pony up $66,000, money that was coughed up by O.J. Simpson lawyer Johnnie Cochran and others.


30 posted on 01/31/2013 9:13:42 AM PST by goldi
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To: SkyDancer

Yup, too bad they can’t garnish Sharpton’s salary from MSNBC. He probably makes enough to pay off a $400K judgment in a month or so.


31 posted on 01/31/2013 9:14:05 AM PST by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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To: jimbo123

That was NOT a legitimate rape.


32 posted on 01/31/2013 9:17:01 AM PST by Daveinyork (."Trusting government with power and money is like trusting teenaged boys with whiskey and car keys,)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

You watch. She’ll have supporters coming out decrying the courts verdict. Whitey’s fault.


33 posted on 01/31/2013 9:20:34 AM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Red Badger
>> Her ol’ buddy AL Sharpton should help a sistah out!. <<<

I don't think Sharpton ever paid a dime himself. It must be nice to have rich friends.

Sharpton's Debt in Brawley Defamation Is Paid by Supporters
34 posted on 01/31/2013 9:23:47 AM PST by Kid Shelleen (Beat your plowshares into swords. Let the weak say I am strong)
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To: jimbo123

Call her up and say “Hey, lets make a deal - I will settle for a PUBLIC apology on national TV (preferably Hannity)” and make her put the blame where a LOT OF it really belongs, on ‘Reverend’ Al.


35 posted on 01/31/2013 9:24:42 AM PST by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: jimbo123
Saw the pic...the years have not been kind.
36 posted on 01/31/2013 9:26:23 AM PST by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the Ozarks)
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To: rawcatslyentist

OMG that would be GREAT!!!


37 posted on 01/31/2013 9:26:23 AM PST by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: Red Badger
There was an article a few months back on her. She's a muzzie now, and her parents (step-father?) said she could go to any mosque and they'd protect her.

Perhaps her new friends could pony up the damages?

38 posted on 01/31/2013 9:29:34 AM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: cripplecreek

Your honor, even though my client did in fact murder the victim, he acted out of childish stupidity, non-withstanding the fact that he’s 43 years old.


39 posted on 01/31/2013 9:31:37 AM PST by lbryce (BHO:"Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds by way Oppenheiner at Trinity NM)
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To: Gay State Conservative

The guy is doing a garnishment on her salary as a nurse. If she works in a major county/city hospital, she’ll be paying


40 posted on 01/31/2013 9:32:47 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: jimbo123
“If she is not going to tell the truth, then it is about the money. That is the only way to hold her accountable,” said Pagones, who is now principal owner of a private investigations firm.

He is the "principal owner of a private investigations firm" but couldn't find her for 25 years?


41 posted on 01/31/2013 9:33:31 AM PST by Iron Munro (I Miss America, don't you?)
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To: jimbo123

I thought she had gone to jail for some recent criminal act.


42 posted on 01/31/2013 9:33:46 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Calvin Locke

I remember reading an article by the NY Post years ago about her moving down South, converting to Islam and changing her name to some five syllable Muzzie name.


43 posted on 01/31/2013 9:34:18 AM PST by lbryce (BHO:"Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds by way Oppenheiner at Trinity NM)
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To: cripplecreek
I’m real impressed. LOL

Like anyone gives a sh!t what you think.

44 posted on 01/31/2013 9:35:02 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: cripplecreek

If it weren’t for her, he’d be pimping underage girls wearing his trademark purple jogging suit.


45 posted on 01/31/2013 9:38:39 AM PST by lbryce (BHO:"Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds by way Oppenheiner at Trinity NM)
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To: cripplecreek

“As far as I’m concerned she acted out of childish stupidity.”

Not a chance.


46 posted on 01/31/2013 9:39:10 AM PST by MichaelCorleone (A return to Jesus and prayer in the schools is the only way.)
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To: from occupied ga

A bunch of chest thumping over a little fish.

You’ll be back to screaming like a little girl the next time the big fish bites.

Its no wonder the democrats outsmart us so much.


47 posted on 01/31/2013 9:39:58 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Red Badger
Her ol’ buddy AL Sharpton should help a sistah out!....

I believe Brother Al only gets involved when there's MONEY to be made, not paid.

48 posted on 01/31/2013 9:42:13 AM PST by VideoDoctor
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To: muawiyah
The guy is doing a garnishment on her salary as a nurse. If she works in a major county/city hospital, she’ll be paying.

You have far more confidence in this country's courts (and lawyers) than do I.

49 posted on 01/31/2013 9:43:13 AM PST by Gay State Conservative ("Progressives" toss the word "racist" around like chimps toss their feces)
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To: cripplecreek
A bunch of chest thumping over a little fish.

Not a little fish to the people she screwed over. You probably think that Crystal Mangum is a little fish too. There are people on this forum whose opinions I respect. You're not even in the top 99.99%

50 posted on 01/31/2013 9:47:00 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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