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George Zimmerman's bond revoked by judge, 48 hours to surrender in Trayvon Martin killing
CBS News ^ | June 1, 2012 | Barry Leibowitz

Posted on 06/01/2012 12:23:24 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

SANFORD, Fla. - A judge Friday revoked bond for George Zimmerman, and gave the neighborhood watch volunteer who killed Florida teen Trayvon Martin 48 hours to surrender.

Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester Jr. said that Zimmerman engaged in "material falsehood" about money in issuing his ruling.

About an hour before the ruling came, prosecutors in the second-degree murder case again Zimmerman had filed a new motion requesting the bond revocation.They contended Zimmerman's wife knew about the donations he had collected through a PayPal account, but didn't mention the money at his bond hearing.

Zimmerman's PayPal account collected more than $200,000, his attorney later revealed.

"Defendant has intentionally deceived the court with the assistance of his wife, Shelley Zimmerman. During the jail phone calls both of them spoke in code to hide what they were doing," the motion read.

The judge said Zimmerman had misled the court at his bond hearing.

The defense says the finances are an innocent misunderstanding.

Prosecutors also argued that Zimmerman has a second passport in addition to the one he surrendered....

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: angelacorey; blackkk; coreyfong; florida; georgezimmerman; trayvon; trayvonmartin; zimmerman; zimmermanbondrevoked
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1 posted on 06/01/2012 12:23:33 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Perhaps they need to get Zimmerman away from his protection so that he can be “taken care of” and avoid the messiness of a trial and the aftermath.


2 posted on 06/01/2012 12:26:56 PM PDT by The Working Man
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"Zimmerman turned his passport over to the court at the bond hearing as a measure that would prevent him from fleeing the country."

LOL!!! As if a passport is going to stop him from going into Mexico. All he needs is an LA Dodgers ball cap, an empty back back and being able to say in espanol, "I'm going back for another load" and he'll be good to go.

3 posted on 06/01/2012 12:27:06 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Free Stuff or Freedom! You Decide 2012.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Zimmerman’s PayPal account collected more than $200,000,..”

At the time of his bond hearing, it’s possible there was no money collected as yet, from his web site. Just sayin’. I believe his web site was set up after the hearing.


4 posted on 06/01/2012 12:28:29 PM PDT by duckman (Go Newt...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Zimmerman’s lawyer better be on his toes. If Zimmerman even passes flatus they are going to crucify him. Once the prosecution is over, I hope Zimmerman gives every Democrat in the US the finger.


5 posted on 06/01/2012 12:28:29 PM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Social justice. . Going to backfire. . Obama not having a good week.


6 posted on 06/01/2012 12:28:29 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

If he could get to Peru, he’s home free. His mother is Peruvian, which I’m guessing makes him a citizen. They’d probably never extradite in this situation.


7 posted on 06/01/2012 12:30:28 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

He’s got 48 hours to get off the island.

Somebody has to have a boat down there.


8 posted on 06/01/2012 12:30:39 PM PDT by tsomer
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To: duckman

I think they’re talking about the original website that Mr. Zimmerman set up before Mr. O’Mara came on board.


9 posted on 06/01/2012 12:31:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I really wish he would run and hold a press conference saying that he knows there is no way he will receive a fair trial in the kenyan’s banana republic.


10 posted on 06/01/2012 12:32:32 PM PDT by Student0165 ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun." Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m suprised Obamah & Holder don’t have Zimmerman in Gitmo right now.


11 posted on 06/01/2012 12:32:36 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Apparently one of the passports expired in May.


12 posted on 06/01/2012 12:34:54 PM PDT by Jaded (Really? Seriously?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I fail to understand why is bail should be revoked? Does the fact that people are giving money for his defense does not make him a flight risk.

Funny how the first few weeks when all we were seeing in the press was “that evil Zimmerran murdered that innocent little Martin” not one person in the prosecution screamed anything about “trying him in the press.”

However, now that evidence the public can see shows that Zimmerman’s account is verified by the evidence and that little Martin wasn’t so innocent and sweet. NOW the prosecution is screaming about “trial in the press.”

Terrible double standard here. Looks like the judge is already in bed with the prosecution to me. That is how I “perceive” it anyway.


13 posted on 06/01/2012 12:35:35 PM PDT by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: The Working Man
Perhaps they need to get Zimmerman away from his protection so that he can be “taken care of” and avoid the messiness of a trial and the aftermath.

If Zimmerman is "taken care of," then Obama can kiss the election goodbye.

14 posted on 06/01/2012 12:36:05 PM PDT by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Good point.


15 posted on 06/01/2012 12:36:05 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Free Stuff or Freedom! You Decide 2012.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Zimmerman’s lawyer should have gotten in front of this and resolved it BEFORE the judge revoked his bond.


16 posted on 06/01/2012 12:38:51 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester Jr. said that Zimmerman engaged in "material falsehood" about money in issuing his ruling.

And Angela Corey engaged in MULTIPLE "material falsehoods" in her press conference and subsequent indictment, including photos and EMS and police reports favorable to the defense. She should be the one in jail, or disbarred.

17 posted on 06/01/2012 12:38:51 PM PDT by montag813
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
If he could get to Peru, he’s home free. His mother is Peruvian, which I’m guessing makes him a citizen. They’d probably never extradite in this situation.

If I were him, I might do just that. I would not be confident at all about getting even close to a fair trail. With race hustlers announcing a bounty for my death, and not one state or federal law enforcement agency saying or doing anything about it? I would sure give serious consideration to leaving.
18 posted on 06/01/2012 12:39:17 PM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is disgusting. Leave Zimmerman alone, dammit.


19 posted on 06/01/2012 12:40:23 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: duckman
At the time of his bond hearing, it’s possible there was no money collected as yet, from his web site. Just sayin’. I believe his web site was set up after the hearing.

Zimmerman's bond hearing was on April 20, 2012. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoMmyH7oBJY

It was revealed less than a week later that he had the cash.
http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Justice/2012/0427/Judge-wants-answers-about-200-000-Real-George-Zimmerman-defense-fund

I'm 100% in his corner. But I think he knew on the day of his bond hearing that he had the money.

20 posted on 06/01/2012 12:41:48 PM PDT by South40
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s just a clerical error, like 0’s publisher’s pamphlet saying he was born in Kenya. Or that 0 never heard an anti American Jerimiah Wright sermon.

One is guilt the other’s get a pass.


21 posted on 06/01/2012 12:46:10 PM PDT by cicero2k
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester Jr. said that Zimmerman engaged in "material falsehood" about money in issuing his ruling.

And Angela Corey engaged in MULTIPLE "material falsehoods" in her press conference and subsequent indictment, including photos and EMS and police reports favorable to the defense. She should be the one in jail, or disbarred.

22 posted on 06/01/2012 12:46:26 PM PDT by montag813
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Zimmerman is obviously a Jewish, White Cracker.


23 posted on 06/01/2012 12:49:50 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: South40
Perhaps he thought/knew that the donations were intended for his defense, and didn't think it was to be used for bail bond?
24 posted on 06/01/2012 12:51:21 PM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Glad it's baseball season and I won't have to listen to our local radio talking heads (John and Ken) gloating over this.

They have Zimmerman tried; convicted and executed already.

25 posted on 06/01/2012 12:52:07 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001. NEVER FORGET.)
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To: vetvetdoug

Once the criminal trial is done he’ll have who knows how many civil suits to field. Hes going to be in court for some time to come.


26 posted on 06/01/2012 12:53:45 PM PDT by 556x45
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I don't understand this. An article from 4/27/12 reports the judge said Zimmerman could keep the $200,000 raised by supporters. Is this PayPal money over and above what he had at the time of his bond hearing? The PayPal account is mentioned in the article:

Zimmerman Can Keep Money

27 posted on 06/01/2012 12:58:26 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Paladin2

His father is a white Baptist and his mother is an Hispanic/black Catholic. I don’t see an Jewish in there.


28 posted on 06/01/2012 12:58:31 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: Beagle8U
Perhaps he thought/knew that the donations were intended for his defense, and didn't think it was to be used for bail bond?

According to Mark O'Mara, Zimmerman's lawyer, $5,000 of the donor money was used to post Zimmerman's bond. It's doubtful that he didn't know/think he could use the money for his bond when he did just that.

http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2012-04-27/news/os-george-zimmerman-media-hearing-20120427_1_special-prosecutor-angela-corey-media-attorneys-trial-lawyer

29 posted on 06/01/2012 12:59:53 PM PDT by South40
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Cases like the mistreatment of this man make me fear my government.


30 posted on 06/01/2012 1:03:58 PM PDT by PghBaldy
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
If the facts are what the evidence indicates then GZ has moral carte blanche in resisting the government.

31 posted on 06/01/2012 1:06:16 PM PDT by I see my hands (If you say what you think then no one will like you.)
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To: 556x45

This is why it’s so important he win this via Stand Your Ground...that law precludes any further civil action, if I recall. (IANAL.) If he has to go to any kind of trial, even if he gets off because of standard self-defense, his life is effectively over because he will be sued into non-existence by the race hustlers.

To teach him and anybody else who would dare stand up to a ghetto punk a lesson.


32 posted on 06/01/2012 1:06:59 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Sola Veritas

it’s not surprising htese hypocritical LIARS are lettign hteir true stripes show- they simply can not help themselves- their father the3 devil is infact the father of lies as the following verses so aptly show. These people WILL murder Zimmerman IF they get the chance- and then tyurn around and scream bloody murder IF one of their future pet projects should get the death penalty claiming hte death penalty is unconstitutional- but by golly, when it comes to Zimmermaqn, why hten the death penalty is just fine in their minds-

These people are INCAPABLE of being consistant- they are so full of lies and hatred that they just can’t help lying and being hypocritical

John 8:44 Ye are of [your] father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

1Timothy 4:2 Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot iron;


33 posted on 06/01/2012 1:09:57 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
Zimmerman is easily dark enough to cross at rush hour at numerous Mexican checkpoints where the Mexican Authorities only appear to stop vehicles.

In the 70's I crossed at Yuma w/o undergoing inspection and, appalled at the third-worldness, crossed back within the hour. (I was with, among others, a former "Palestinian" Christian who checked in with the US Customs guys on the way out to ease reentry.)

34 posted on 06/01/2012 1:12:41 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Student0165

Zimmerman should run for Congress.


35 posted on 06/01/2012 1:13:34 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think this is likely smoke & mirrors, for several reasons.

1) You are only required to declare current, not future or potential assets.

2) With the lesser bond, Zimmerman made no effort to flee, evade, or otherwise prejudice his bond. Thus a larger bond cannot be expected to make his behavior any better, just inhibit his ability to defend himself in court.

3) Nothing outside the publicity to the trial entices Zimmerman to leave, other than fear of attack from people agitated by the case. Thus arguments for “holding him for his own protection” are invalid, unless he solicits them.


36 posted on 06/01/2012 1:15:42 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: PghBaldy

[[Cases like the mistreatment of this man make me fear my government.]]

Good hting the second amendment is there to protect us from a tyraqnical government- oh wait- nm- I forgot for a second that the constitution means absolutely nothign to democrats


37 posted on 06/01/2012 1:15:52 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Dude, have you been following the E. Warren case?

Know that Bob Dylan (Zimmerman) is Jewish? Guess that if he ran for Congress in Miami would be likely to get much of the Jewish vote based on his last name alone?

38 posted on 06/01/2012 1:17:04 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

GZ was in jail at the time the paypal account was opened. Unless something has changed since I was in jail 15 years ago (stupid traffic ticket that went unpaid to long) he count not have opened the account.

That means the account was opened by someone else and used to collect funds “in his name”.

Goes GZ even have access to the account?

This is an Obama distraction.


39 posted on 06/01/2012 1:17:20 PM PDT by cableguymn
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To: montag813
"And Angela Corey engaged in MULTIPLE "material falsehoods" in her press conference and subsequent indictment,"

Corey is depraved.

40 posted on 06/01/2012 1:19:14 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Cyber Liberty

LOL, Ive never seen the law discourage a lawyer from filing suit. Sometimes I think if the lawyer herd was thinned about by about 95% it would be a good start to turing this nation around. At least it would clean the place up. Id also ban them from holding any public office ever.


41 posted on 06/01/2012 1:26:51 PM PDT by 556x45
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To: The Working Man
Perhaps they need to get Zimmerman away from his protection so that he can be “taken care of” and avoid the messiness of a trial and the aftermath.

I'd say they're pretty much *begging* for a "messy aftermath".

42 posted on 06/01/2012 1:29:46 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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"other than fear of attack from people agitated by the case"

Don't the New Mulatto Panther Party still have a bounty out on him?

43 posted on 06/01/2012 2:01:02 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Gator113
Zimmerman’s lawyer should have gotten in front of this and resolved it BEFORE the judge revoked his bond.

He apparently knew about the PayPal account and had already taken control of it as far back as the bail hearing. The prosecution and the Trayvonistas are just making a big deal out of it now because his attorney announced that he wants to depose as many as 50 witnesses before the stand your ground hearing and may want to use that money for those depositions.

The prosecution wants to deprive them of that money for those depositions, and have it go into his bond for bail instead. This is how they want justice for Trayvon -- by depriving justice for Zimmerman.

44 posted on 06/01/2012 2:17:45 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

He apparently knew about the PayPal account and had already taken control of it as far back as the bail hearing. The prosecution and the Trayvonistas are just making a big deal out of it now because his attorney announced that he wants to depose as many as 50 witnesses before the stand your ground hearing and may want to use that money for those depositions.

The prosecution wants to deprive them of that money for those depositions, and have it go into his bond for bail instead. This is how they want justice for Trayvon — by depriving justice for Zimmerman.


If that is the plan then I bet that they will be sadly surprised when the Lawyer does it anyway. The potential earnings from Books, tours, speaking engagements, etc.


45 posted on 06/01/2012 2:48:35 PM PDT by The Working Man
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
George Zimmerman's bond revoked by judge, 48 hours to surrender in Trayvon Martin killing

Just enough time to make a movie.


46 posted on 06/01/2012 3:16:59 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: montag813
"And Angela Corey engaged in MULTIPLE "material falsehoods" in her press conference and subsequent indictment, including photos and EMS and police reports favorable to the defense. She should be the one in jail, or disbarred."

You hit the nail square on the head with that post.

47 posted on 06/01/2012 3:17:10 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: South40
Social justice. . Going to backfire. . Obama not having a good week.

Well, this just helped Obama’s week, as it will rally his base even more around him. If Zimmerman isn't gulity, why would he need to run? I'm not pro-Zimmerman or anti-Zimmerman. I just want justice to prevail and all the facts put on the table at the trial.

48 posted on 06/01/2012 3:17:31 PM PDT by Indie12
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To: Uncle Chip

I suspect that you are correct, but that they also want to set up GZ’s wife as a pawn. They will either use her to force GZ to plea, or she will be forced to testify against GZ. Welcome to Stalinism.


49 posted on 06/01/2012 3:21:23 PM PDT by Chewbarkah
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To: Chewbarkah

She can always plead the Clinton defense: “I forgot.”


50 posted on 06/01/2012 3:42:15 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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