Skip to comments.Tawana Brawley served with court order to pay man she accused of rape in 1987
Posted on 02/01/2013 11:23:08 AM PST by Morgana
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. EXPOSED: Tawana Brawley had been living in hiding in Virginia until The Post tracked her down. EXPOSED: Tawana Brawley had been living in hiding in Virginia until The Post tracked her down.
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 Virginias Surry County Court.
Brawley whose unbelievable lies made the Rev. Al Sharpton a household name as he bombastically championed her cause had changed her name and moved down South in the years since she was exposed.
Her fugitive-like antics long thwarted Pagones efforts to serve her with the court papers needed to get the financial damages due him.
But The Post finally found Brawley last month, effectively leading Pagones and his lawyer to her.
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She deserves to lose everything she earns for the rest of her life, but as long as Al Sharpton is still above ground, it’s nowhere near justice for Mr. Pagones.
She'll probably change her name again.
Rev. Al has the deep pockets here —make him pony up a settlement at least.
I was about to say the exact same thing.
Pagones should publicly go after Sharpton for this. Resurrect the whole scandal and tarnish Reverend Al till he's willing to pay up.
I think he was already ordered to pay $60K in restitution. Don’t know if he did, though. They hit a few others involved as well.
According to the article, Johnny Cochran paid the “tab”.
She and the major criminal who supported her should be in jail. Instead, she got away with destroying lives and the big guy got invited to the democrat convention.
REV. Al may have to pony up the funds. What if TB decides to talk about the entire hoax. This girl did not start it. There was more behind it and Rev. Al knows he will be caught. Pay up or TB may be Vince Fostered?
Whatever happened to Alton Maddox and C. Vernon Mason?
Sharpton didn’t pay anything. some of his backers (suckers) paid it for him.
Nothing. - Except on Fox, that is. You can't report things that do not fit the template no matter how true they are.
If you do, YOU'RE RACIST!!!!!