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Cops: Seattle Woman Claims David Copperfield Raped Her
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,303546,00.html ^

Posted on 10/19/2007 9:04:03 AM PDT by Grendel9

Seattle woman has made a rape claim against magician David Copperfield, law enforcement sources tell FOX News. ****

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


TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: juanitabroderick; nothinguphissleeve; nowyouseeit; nowyouseeitnot; victoriac
Has Copperfield made good on his promise of last year? <>g<>

http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1577408.html

I'll bet we could write the script for this one!

1 posted on 10/19/2007 9:04:05 AM PDT by Grendel9
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To: Grendel9

Juanita Broderick should have had this much coverage by the press.


2 posted on 10/19/2007 9:05:49 AM PDT by MoMagic
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To: Grendel9

So that’s what this is all about, but why is the FBI involved?


3 posted on 10/19/2007 9:06:23 AM PDT by #1CTYankee (That's right, I have no proof. So what of it??)
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To: #1CTYankee

Could it be this is just an illusion?


4 posted on 10/19/2007 9:07:37 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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To: Grendel9

I guess it all comes down to which wand he used.


5 posted on 10/19/2007 9:08:45 AM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: Grendel9
Maybe she thought he was there, but he really wasn't.

(cue spooky, magician-type music)
6 posted on 10/19/2007 9:09:34 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Ron Paul put the cuckoo in my Cocoa Puffs)
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To: Grendel9

Why didn’t he make her disappear?


7 posted on 10/19/2007 9:11:23 AM PDT by John Jorsett (scam never sleeps)
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To: John Jorsett

Why didn’t he make her disappear?

maybe that 2 mill in cash will do it......


8 posted on 10/19/2007 9:13:22 AM PDT by Vn_survivor_67-68
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To: Grendel9

Copperfield to his lawyer: How can I make this go away?


9 posted on 10/19/2007 9:13:30 AM PDT by Jack Wilson
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To: John Jorsett
LOL!

How about... now you see it, now you don't. Now you see it, now you don't.

Repeat as often as necessary!

10 posted on 10/19/2007 9:13:43 AM PDT by Dacus943
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To: Grendel9

Copperfield to his lawyer: How can I make this go away?


11 posted on 10/19/2007 9:14:13 AM PDT by Jack Wilson
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To: Grendel9

For those of you from last night who were jumping on the homosexual child molestatiion bandwagon, I restate my position, shake down.


12 posted on 10/19/2007 9:14:17 AM PDT by em2vn
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To: Grendel9

That wasn’t a rabbit he pulled out.


13 posted on 10/19/2007 9:14:39 AM PDT by Pajama Blogger (Pajama Power)
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To: Grendel9

Charles Dickens could not be reached for comment......


14 posted on 10/19/2007 9:15:07 AM PDT by BritExPatInFla
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To: Grendel9
David Cop-a-feel
15 posted on 10/19/2007 9:15:34 AM PDT by YouPosting2Me (My Mission: Get 'Millee' to start using a Tagline again...)
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To: #1CTYankee
why is the FBI involved?

Magician + FBI = X-Files!

16 posted on 10/19/2007 9:15:53 AM PDT by csvset
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To: Grendel9

He made mr. happy disappear?


17 posted on 10/19/2007 9:15:59 AM PDT by al baby (Hi mom)
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To: Grendel9
Charles Dickens should be proud that one of his fictional characters is being charged with rape.
18 posted on 10/19/2007 9:16:08 AM PDT by HuntsvilleTxVeteran (Remember the Alamo, Goliad and WACO, It is Time for a new San Jacinto)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

No, but it was a magical moment!


19 posted on 10/19/2007 9:22:13 AM PDT by RexBeach ("Americans never quit." Douglas MacArthur)
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To: Vn_survivor_67-68

too late for that. the feds already took the 2mil. illegal to possess that much cash, donchaknow


20 posted on 10/19/2007 9:24:04 AM PDT by RolandBurnam (foxnews: what's so conservative about car chases and missing white women?)
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To: Grendel9
Is Crystal Gail Magnum still looking for work?
21 posted on 10/19/2007 9:30:03 AM PDT by CzarNicky (The problem with bad ideas is that they seemed like good ideas at the time.)
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To: Grendel9

He did it with mirrors...


22 posted on 10/19/2007 9:34:18 AM PDT by LRS
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To: Grendel9
David Copperfield and the Nasty Accusations
23 posted on 10/19/2007 9:36:14 AM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Grendel9
For you Borat fans.....
"Loose, like Wizard's sleeve."
24 posted on 10/19/2007 9:46:51 AM PDT by TheErnFormerlyKnownAsBig (There once was a dream called, "Hippy Beat Down." The mere whisper of if caused cops to weep.)
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To: Grendel9

Updated Headline:

“Copperfield Cops a Feel”.....

Sorry. Couldn’t resist.

RLTW


25 posted on 10/19/2007 9:53:25 AM PDT by military cop (military cop)
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To: Grendel9

Let’s see him make THAT disappear.


26 posted on 10/19/2007 9:53:50 AM PDT by SMARTY ("Stay together, pay the soldiers and forget everything else." Lucius Septimus Severus)
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To: All

My husband and I live in the Exumas...David Copperfield purchased the private island of Musha Cay about a year ago, so this story about the alledged incident taking place in the Bahamas has a ring of truth about it.


27 posted on 10/19/2007 10:00:47 AM PDT by Bahama Mama
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To: Grendel9
Did he use the “Magic Johnson?”
28 posted on 10/19/2007 10:04:02 AM PDT by Beckwith (dhimmicrats and the liberal media have .chosen sides -- Islamofascism)
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To: Grendel9

The woman told Seattle police the magician raped her while she was in the Bahamas,...was HE there, too? I’ll bet he wasn’t and just tricked her.


29 posted on 10/19/2007 10:09:24 AM PDT by Safetgiver (So simple, even a Muslim can do it.)
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To: Dacus943

Now you see it now you dont
now you do now you don’t
now you do now you don’t
now you do now you don’t
now you do now you don’t
now you do now you don’t
now you do now you don’t


30 posted on 10/19/2007 10:13:47 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie
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To: MoMagic

Hmmm, which tool to use....

31 posted on 10/19/2007 10:58:02 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

You are Baaaaad.


32 posted on 10/19/2007 10:59:35 AM PDT by #1CTYankee (That's right, I have no proof. So what of it??)
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To: Aaron0617
Is Crystal Gail Magnum still looking for work?

exactly I don't believe this. There was a local chicago area 'dancer' who accused Micheal Flaugtery(sp) of the same. Turned out to be a lie.

..but police when given a charge have to do what they gotta do. Such a shame. Wish him the best.

However, is this was a one night stand like the young lady with Flaugtery I hope he learned his lesson.

33 posted on 10/19/2007 11:02:53 AM PDT by Aaron0617
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To: Grendel9
A woman?! Just last night, many people on FR were claiming he was a little boy molesting pedo SOB. Why are so many people so quick to call someone a child molester today.
34 posted on 10/19/2007 12:13:48 PM PDT by Timbo64
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35 posted on 10/19/2007 1:41:47 PM PDT by sionnsar (trad-anglican.faithweb.com |Iran Azadi| 5yst3m 0wn3d - it's N0t Y0ur5 (SONY) | UN: Useless Nations)
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To: cynwoody

“Copperfield says the fountain of youth is located somewhere on a chain of four islands in the Bahamas that he bought last year for $50 million...”

Tantalizing tidbit that! A lot of women would give
more than their virtue to gain access to such a prize.

Re the warehouse search...I can only think she must have told the FBI about some costume/prop/tangible item she
remembered his having/using while she was being
assaulted.

OTOH, do you suppose she could have dreamed up the
rape once she read he had invested 50 Big Ones for
those private islands? OH, Gilligan!


36 posted on 10/19/2007 1:45:32 PM PDT by Grendel9
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To: Bahama Mama

Please read note 36.


37 posted on 10/19/2007 1:47:19 PM PDT by Grendel9
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

David Copperfield to ‘magic’ girl pregnant

David Copperfield says he plans to impregnate a girl on stage - without even touching her.

Speaking to German magazine Galore, the illusionist rejected the theory that there were only seven different kinds of magic tricks.

He said: “Bull s**t! There is a great deal of new territory to conquer. In my next show I’m going to make a girl pregnant on stage.”

He added: “Naturally it will be without sex. Everyone will be happy about it, but I’m not telling you any more.”

The magician is currently on tour in Germany with his show, An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion.


38 posted on 10/19/2007 1:49:31 PM PDT by restornu (No one is perfect but you can always strive to do the right thing! PRESS FOWARD MITT!)
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To: #1CTYankee
... but why is the FBI involved?

I'd say it has something to do with the investigation being out of the country. The FBI probably needs to be the outfit to work with foreign law enforcement agencies. I don't know if that means that the state court wouldn't have jurisdiction. I suppose they still might.

It seems a little suspicious to me that she didn't report anything to the local authorities, who could have investigated and collected evidence. It's not like the Bahamas are a total backwater. It's a big place with real cops and everything.

Now there's no way to get goood evidence, unless she has something. But that's going to be tainted.

Could well be just a ploy to get some cash. Try this on for size: They meet in the Bahamas, have a vacation romance complete with yachts and villas and walks on the beach, and she's angry because he doesn't call her back when she gets home.

39 posted on 10/19/2007 1:58:39 PM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: Grendel9
OTOH, do you suppose she could have dreamed up the rape once she read he had invested 50 Big Ones for those private islands? OH, Gilligan!

Based on what's out so far, that would have to be my best guess: a shakedown. Her failure to complain to the Bahamian police at the time means that there is probably no evidence aside from her word.

But I'd really like to know why the FBI searched a warehouse in Las Vegas over an alleged rape in the Bahamas.

40 posted on 10/19/2007 2:17:12 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: The_Media_never_lie

Let’s play, Make the rabbit disappear!


41 posted on 10/19/2007 2:28:00 PM PDT by fish hawk (The religion of Darwinism = Monkey Intellect)
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To: cynwoody
The Bahamas dragged its feet and did everything possible not to investigate the death of Anna Nicole Smith's son Daniel who apparently was murdered. The inquest has been put off and off. Maybe the complaining victim noticed how this was handled and read of the alleged bribes and thus decided she would have no chance when accusing somebody as rich as David Copperfield.

He may or may not be guilty. He strikes me as more of a nerd than a rapist.

42 posted on 10/19/2007 2:37:19 PM PDT by apocalypto
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To: apocalypto
He may or may not be guilty. He strikes me as more of a nerd than a rapist.

I agree. Brilliant and eccentric, but not evil. A touch of Asperger's, perhaps?

43 posted on 10/19/2007 5:37:04 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: apocalypto
He may or may not be guilty. He strikes me as more of a nerd than a rapist.

I agree. Brilliant and eccentric, but not evil. A touch of Asperger's, perhaps?

44 posted on 10/19/2007 5:39:06 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: Grendel9
The woman told Seattle police the magician raped her while she was in the Bahamas, sources said. Because the alleged incident happened abroad and the woman did not report it until she returned to the United States, Seattle authorities turned over the case to the FBI.

This seems a little ridiculous to me. The Bahamas is a foreign country. Why is the FBI getting involved? Also why didn't she report this to Bahamian authorities? She leaves the domicile/city/country of the alleged crime, and the FBI spends a fortune raiding his warehouse?

45 posted on 10/19/2007 7:59:18 PM PDT by montag813
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To: Grendel9
Two years ago, Copperfield maintained that he could cause a girl to be pregnant without touching her—obviously, he lied. (about the “not touching.”)

hahaha!

46 posted on 10/21/2007 8:01:08 AM PDT by GOPologist (Btry. B, 228 FA Bn.-155mm Howitzer. WW 2 (Europe))
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To: fish hawk
I wonder if the rabbit really disappeared. You know these nasty rabbits-—can’t trust them for a minute.
47 posted on 10/21/2007 8:09:40 AM PDT by GOPologist (Btry. B, 228 FA Bn.-155mm Howitzer. WW 2 (Europe))
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