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George Zimmerman's wife arrested for perjury: Fair or Foul?

Assassin~ Badass Buzz Guru 2012/06/12 22:41:06
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Shellie Zimmerman, the wife of the Florida man charged with fatally
shooting Trayvon Martin, was arrested and charged Tuesday afternoon with
one count of perjury, according to law enforcement officials.



The charges stem from what prosecutors have described as a series of
lies and distortions made by the couple during an earlier bond hearing
in April, when George Zimmerman and his family claimed they were broke.
By late Tuesday afternoon, Shellie Zimmerman posted bond, set at $1,000.



Shortly after the initial bond hearing, it was revealed that George
Zimmerman had raised upwards of $200,000 via a website set up to collect
funds for his defense. At a June 1 hearing, his bond was revoked after
prosecutors presented recorded conversations in which Zimmerman and his
wife seem to collude to keep the funds hidden. Zimmerman instructed his
wife to "pay off all the bills," which included those for American
Express and Sam’s Club credit cards.

Read More: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/12/shellie-z...

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  • Aqua Surf BTO-t-BCRA-F 2012/06/19 03:24:28
    Fair.
    Aqua Surf BTO-t-BCRA-F
    The first thing any attorney worth his fee will tell you is NEVER LIE. In trying to help her husband, she made things worse for him and now for herself. I wish them the best but jeez....really dumb move.
  • MO.gal 2012/06/17 02:06:19
    Fair.
    MO.gal
    +4
    If you lie to a judge it's perjury and you can go to jail. I guess she found out you just can't do that.
  • C. C. Rider 2012/06/16 21:33:29 (edited)
    Fair.
    C. C. Rider
    +5
    By the time this is over the whole family will be in jail. lol Glad to hear the law still works in Florida. IT is so rare. She lied and that is that. So did Zim over and over.

    They are running out of film for these skanks so many mug shots


    https://motherjones.com/files... zimmerman mug hosts zimmerman mug hosts zimmerman mug hosts zimmermans mug shots
  • Rogue_L... C. C. R... 2012/06/18 12:06:14
  • C. C. R... Rogue_L... 2012/06/18 19:41:51
    C. C. Rider
    +1
    She made an ass out of the proseucuter and the police. They should have just let her go and she would have led them right to the body.

    The prosecuter should have been hung for wasting all our tax money on that case.

    But I see they have learned their lesson with ole Zim baby and his wife. For once they got the murderer. And the evidence. YEA Burger King will be their biggest witness against them with those fat asses plumed up on the mone they spent and tried to hide from the court. LOL
  • Bella 2012/06/14 07:37:17
    Fair.
    Bella
    +3
    Unlike walking in the rain wearing a hoodie, perjury is a crime.
  • #Justice4Trayvon 629 BLOCKT... 2012/06/14 01:33:24
    Fair.
    #Justice4Trayvon 629 BLOCKT CONS
    +5
    She lied to the court, that is perjury.
  • JesusIsMyGod 2012/06/13 23:25:09
    Fair.
    JesusIsMyGod
    +4
    Fair. She should not have lied.
  • SmittenKitten 2012/06/13 22:25:18
  • C. C. R... Smitten... 2012/06/16 21:30:32
    C. C. Rider
    +4
    I LOVE IT!!
  • Jaroslav Dantes 2012/06/13 18:22:15
    Foul
    Jaroslav Dantes
    Shame!!!!
  • Melicious Kiss of PHAET 2012/06/13 17:55:21
    Fair.
    Melicious Kiss of PHAET
    +6
    The law is the law, and she lied and committed perjury. I am not sure what would be foul about upholding the law and arresting her.
  • #Justic... Melicio... 2012/06/14 01:34:13
    #Justice4Trayvon 629 BLOCKT CONS
    +4
    My sentiments exactly.
  • Melizmatic 2012/06/13 17:23:11
    Fair.
    Melizmatic
    +8
    The law is the law.

    Abide by it, or deal with the consequences.
  • bob h. 2012/06/13 16:43:44
    Foul
    bob h.
    +1
    If she lied during testimony, then fair. If they just charged her for a phone conversation, then foul.
  • JaguarSocialist 2012/06/13 15:49:00
    Fair.
    JaguarSocialist
    +6
    Yes, it's fair.
  • Wilde~MoonChild ™ 2012/06/13 15:29:07
    Fair.
    Wilde~MoonChild ™
    +6
    She perjured herself and that's what happens... Nothing foul about it!
  • Jackie G - Poker Playing Pa... 2012/06/13 15:04:18
    Fair.
    Jackie G - Poker Playing Patriot
    +1
    Fair, sort of - sounds as if they really did not understand but hell, the plan is to destroy this entire family as human sacrifice on the altar of racism - wonder if he has kiddos they can be throw in jail too . Zimmerman will be convicted or Florida will burn and we have that from the Congressional Black Caucus.
  • ImageBandit ~ American Patriot 2012/06/13 13:41:40
    Fair.
    ImageBandit ~ American Patriot
    +2
    look up ananias and sapphira in the bible

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
  • goblue1968 2012/06/13 13:14:31
    Fair.
    goblue1968
    +1
    If they think they can convict her on the evidence they seem to believe is sufficient, then they should go for it--just like the way they have proceeded in the case against her husband. Just more conducting trials in the court of public opinion instead of the court of law (anybody heard of Lindsey Lohan lately?).
  • rknothead 2012/06/13 09:43:02
    Fair.
    rknothead
    But after reading the transcript of her conversation w her husband, I'd say there's not intent to defraud here....they simply said that's what the money is for...the bail. Never once mentioned using the $ for personal gain. That's what I read. Wouldn't be a big deal if it wasn't being played in the liberal press.
  • beach bum 2012/06/13 08:29:37
    Fair.
    beach bum
  • WankerBait 2012/06/13 07:52:50
    Fair.
    WankerBait
    +3
    Apparently they fooled the haters into giving them a get out of debt free card, now let's see if they get out of jail free (again)...
  • nothingbutthetruth 2012/06/13 07:38:28
    Fair.
    nothingbutthetruth
    +3
    After her husband is facing such challenges, she should have been much more wiser than that. It's like adding oil to the fire.
  • SteveMarine- JLA 2012/06/13 06:15:45
    Fair.
    SteveMarine- JLA
    If she did commit the crime yeah fair.....but if this is just more media controlled.b.s then foul...whats wrong with paying off bills? I dont quite see the problem here...but then again....im.. Not worried with it....there are far worse things happening in America....and more important things going on...like trying to stop a dictator wanna be from sending our Butts to a damn fema camp....this whole case is just a distraction to keep us off of obama....
  • MlssCue =Go Blue= 2012/06/13 05:57:19
    Fair.
    MlssCue =Go Blue=
    +3
    Seriously, what's foul about being arrested for perjury?
  • Max7 2012/06/13 04:58:18
    Fair.
    Max7
    +3
    She purjured herself, and that means she broke the law, there is consequences in breaking the law.
  • Gloria 2012/06/13 04:44:59
    Fair.
    Gloria
    +3
    I wondered why she was not arrested when his bail was revoked.
  • Cap 2012/06/13 03:27:14
    Fair.
    Cap
    There's a lot of stuff we are not told here. What exactly did SZ say that was a lie? We're told a lot about what she did, not so much about what she said, nor are we given any of the particulars of the Florida perjury statute. I also note we aren't told much about the frequency with which perjury is prosecuted in Florida, either generally orin this jurisdiction, or other material that might go to a defense of "selective enforcement". I opted for the choice of "fair", anyway, first because I don't put much credence in the defense of "selective enforcement", a position I doubt I share w/ all - or even a majority - of those opting as I did, and, secondly and more importantly, because I don't think that the slim likelihood of GZ ever being convicted should preclude prosecution of perjury committed in the course of preparing his defense.
  • Max7 Cap 2012/06/13 05:01:01
    Max7
    +2
    I don't know all that she said, but according to the news, when she was asked to give a statement in reference to how much money they had on hand, she lied about the amount.
  • ☥☽✪☾DAW ☽✪☾ 2012/06/13 03:17:28
    Fair.
    ☥☽✪☾DAW ☽✪☾
    +6
    if she Broke the law and they can prove it then Dont do the crime if you cant do the time
  • Vijay Pawar 2012/06/13 03:09:09
    Fair.
    Vijay Pawar
    +2
    The trial is in the court of law, in due course all fact's & figures will enable the judge to give a judgment. The facts remains if trials are fairly tried in Courts!
  • No nonsense NanC...don't BS... 2012/06/13 03:04:54
    Foul
    No nonsense NanC...don't BS me!
    +1
    This case is being run by pressure from the Black race baiters and not on
    merit.......
  • MsTlynne No nons... 2012/06/13 04:15:19
    MsTlynne
    +9
    So, who made the liars lie???
  • No nons... MsTlynne 2012/06/13 17:08:54
    No nonsense NanC...don't BS me!
    Don't know WTF you are asking. The police who saw Zimmerman that night with
    the injuries he had decided that he was not chargeable. Many legal analysts
    say there is no case there; so why did this Prosecutor charge him a month
    later? Pressure from the race baiters? Perhaps?
  • MsTlynne No nons... 2012/06/13 18:34:31
    MsTlynne
    +7
    So, who made the liars LIE about the money?
  • No nons... MsTlynne 2012/06/13 23:03:33
    No nonsense NanC...don't BS me!
    That was their choice, but who knows what they were thinking. By this time
    the NBPP had put a bounty on their head; so maybe they were worried about
    having to stay in hiding until the trial.
  • MsTlynne No nons... 2012/06/14 00:16:44
    MsTlynne
    +5
    If they were afraid, they could have requested police protection. I think they are just LIARS.
  • No nons... MsTlynne 2012/06/14 12:16:09
    No nonsense NanC...don't BS me!
    "If they were afraid, they could have requested police protection"

    Get Real!
  • MsTlynne No nons... 2012/06/14 14:41:48
    MsTlynne
    +2
    YOU might try getting real.

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