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  • Hollywood Investigator Gets 30-Month Term in Weapons Case

    01/24/2004 4:38:28 AM PST · by FormerACLUmember · 33 replies · 186+ views
    NY Times ^ | January 24, 2004 | BERNARD WEINRAUB
    The private Hollywood investigator and central figure in a federal wiretapping investigation, Anthony Pellicano, was sentenced on Friday to 30 months in prison on an unrelated weapons charge. In issuing the sentence, Judge Dickran M. Tevrizian Jr. of federal District Court here rejected defense pleas that Mr. Pellicano had no money and fined him $6,000. Mr. Pellicano pleaded guilty in October to illegal possession of hand grenades and plastic explosives. The weapons were found in 2002 in a raid on his office. Mr. Pellicano, once a high-flying figure who often attended movie premieres and dined in fancy restaurants, arrived in...
  • The Pellicano Files ( Clinton's private eye )

    04/19/2006 9:57:31 AM PDT · by george76 · 53 replies · 2,025+ views
    The Guardian ^ | April 19, 2006 | Dan Glaister
    Pellicano did work directly with one president: during Bill Clinton's first presidential campaign Pellicano was hired, reportedly by Hillary Clinton, to discredit Gennifer Flowers, the woman who alleged that she had maintained a 12-year affair with the candidate. Six years later, with Clinton into his second term, the White House, according to the New York Post, hired Pellicano, considered a respected forensic audio specialist, to look into Monica Lewinsky's background. Another report places Pellicano, who was hired by OJ Simpson before the murder of Nicole Simpson, outside her house on the night that she was killed... Anthony Pellicano has worked...
  • Celebrity Private Eye Gets 2 1/2 Years in Prison on Weapons Charge (Pellicano)

    01/23/2004 8:31:43 PM PST · by knak · 8 replies · 202+ views
    ap ^ | 1/23/04
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Celebrity private eye Anthony Pellicano, whose clients once included Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson, was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in federal prison Friday for possessing firearms and explosives. Pellicano, who was also fined $6,000, remains the subject of a grand jury investigation into whether he may have conducted illegal wiretaps of celebrities. Federal officials have declined to provide details of the investigation, and Pellicano has said he is refusing to cooperate. His career collapsed last year after investigators raided his office, seeking evidence to link him to threats made against a Los Angeles Times reporter....
  • Clintons In Hollywood Hot Water - Thanks to the Private Eye to the Stars... Anthony Pellicano

    01/18/2006 6:25:33 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 42 replies · 3,036+ views
    CaliforniaRepublic.org ^ | 1/18/06 | Jim Kouri
    There are probably two private detectives who are considered the leading private eyes for the stars: Former NYPD detective Bo Dietl on the east coast, and Anthony Pellicano on the west coast. Of the two only one -- Tony Pellicano -- is the subject of an ongoing federal investigation into illegal wiretapping by a high-profile private detective in Hollywood known as The Pelican. Two witnesses -- his ex-girlfriend, and the other police officer -- on Tuesday pleaded guilty to having lied to a grand jury about the detective's use of wiretaps and other illegal tactics. These pleas, one coming from...
  • Man Implicates Seagal in Probe: FBI Arrests Clinton Private Investigator Pellicano

    11/22/2002 3:34:52 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 109 replies · 1,454+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Associated Press
    Man Implicates Seagal and Pellicano in Probe Fri Nov 22, 8:34 AM ET LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man charged with threatening a reporter who was investigating an alleged Mafia extortion plot against Steven Seagal told an FBI informant the actor was behind the threat, court documents show. Alexander Proctor allegedly said in secretly recorded conversations that he was hired to carry out the threat by Anthony Pellicano, a private detective to the stars. FBI agents said Proctor told the informant Seagal hired Pellicano to threaten Los Angeles Times reporter Anita Busch. "He wanted to make it look like the...
  • Pellicano, Lawyer Convicted of Conspiracy

    08/29/2008 5:22:57 PM PDT · by John W · 12 replies · 344+ views
    MSNBC ^ | August 29, 2008 | Associated Press
    LOS ANGELES - Former Hollywood private eye Anthony Pellicano and his entertainment lawyer co-defendant were convicted Friday of charges linked to the wiretapping of billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian’s former wife in a child support battle. Pellicano and attorney Terry Christensen were each convicted of conspiracy to commit wiretapping. Pellicano was also convicted of wiretapping and Christensen was convicted of aiding and abetting a wiretap. “We are disappointed, think the jury is wrong, and we will be appealing,” said Patricia Glaser, Christensen’s attorney and law partner.
  • DFU SONG: That's Amore (that's Hillary's thug, Pellicano)

    02/06/2006 8:07:04 PM PST · by doug from upland · 3 replies · 499+ views
    DFU SONGS | 2-2006 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    MIDI - THAT'S AMORE (fairly long intro) hired him to shut up Bill's women, Pellicano Were there threats, oh, you bet...'cause you should never test Pellicano He would break Sally Perdue's legs even if she begged Only fools don't believe it If you had Clinton evidence he would hop your fence He'd go in and retrieve it hired him to shut up Bill's women, Pellicano When you mess with the Clintons, there is not a rule that applies If you're posing a threat, you'll be facing him mano a ma-ano He had worked for the mob and did 's job,...
  • The Shadow Team (from HILLARY'S SECRET WAR)

    07/12/2005 12:02:46 PM PDT · by Richard Poe · 82 replies · 2,583+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | July 12, 2005 | Richard Poe
    HILLARY'S SECRET WAR The Shadow Team Posted: July 12, 20051:00 a.m. Eastern Editor's note: The following is an eye-opening look into New York Times best-selling author Richard Poe's revealing book, "Hillary's Secret War." Whereas Edward Klein's book on the New York senator reveals previously unknown aspects of her personal life, Poe's expose focuses on how Hillary Clinton and the left's "shadow government" have labored to put her and her far-left agenda in the White House by controlling the still-uncensored flow of real news to Americans – via the Internet.If that sounds too fantastic to be true, read on. By Richard...
  • Celebrity PI Pellicano Vows Not to Cooperate With Wiretap Investigation

    11/17/2003 9:52:43 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 5 replies · 115+ views
    Nov 17, 2003 Celebrity Private Eye About to Go to Prison Vows Not to Cooperate With Wiretap Investigation The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) - Anthony Pellicano, the private eye to the stars who is going to prison for possessing illegal explosives, says he won't cooperate with authorities investigating whether he secretly taped conversations of celebrities and their lawyers. Pellicano, who was to report to the Federal Detention Center in Los Angeles on Monday, also said the lawyers and celebrities he worked for over the years are innocent. "They did nothing wrong," he was quoted as saying in Monday's Los...
  • Investigator Charged With Conspiracy, Threats Against Reporter (Clinton attack dog, Pellicano)

    06/17/2005 6:21:12 PM PDT · by Dan Evans · 31 replies · 2,120+ views
    LA Times ^ | June 17, 2005 | Richard Winton
    Anthony Pellicano, the high-profile private investigator whose clients included some of the biggest stars in Hollywood, was charged today with conspiracy and making threats against a Los Angeles Times reporter. Anita Busch was researching a story in 2002 about the relationship between actor Steven Seagal and a reputed Mafia figure when someone fired a bullet through the windshield of her unoccupied car. Left on top of the vehicle was a dead fish with a rose in its mouth and a sign reading: "Stop." The charges today were filed by Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley after a lengthy investigation...