Skip to comments.Anti-Monsanto Lawyer And USRTK, Carey Gillam Collaborator Possibly Headed To Prison For Extortion
Posted on 07/01/2020 4:01:52 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX
Surely, Timothy Litzenburg is a wealthy man. As one of the lead plaintiffs' attorneys suing Monsanto over the alleged (but factually incorrect) claim that its product Roundup (glyphosate) causes cancer, he likely has had several nice paydays in recent years as the company has been slammed with one jackpot verdict after another. Lawsuits have cost its parent company, Bayer, billions of dollars.
The trouble with money, however, is that no matter how much you have, you never really have enough. You always want more.
Litzenburg wanted more, too, and he knew just how to do it. After seeing how easy it was to use junk science and sympathetic cancer patients (who Litzenburg referred to as a "parade of horribles"), he threatened to unleash hell on a different company called Nouryon unless they cooperated with him. And by "cooperated," I mean capitulated to his extortion scheme. Instead, according to the Wall Street Journal, Nouryon called the U.S. Department of Justice.
That's when things began to unravel for Litzenburg and his partner-in-crime (ahem, law partner) Daniel Kincheloe, who on Friday pleaded guilty to the attempted extortion of $200 million from Nouryon. According to local ABC News affiliate WHSV, they admitted to threatening to financially destroy the company unless it forked over $200 million in "consulting fees." If Nouryon agreed, Litzenburg admitted that he would try to lose any case against the company and deter further litigation.
Unbelievably, they also admitted that they weren't going to give any of this money to their clients -- you know, the cancer patients they claim to be helping. Instead, they intended to keep all the money for themselves and their associates.
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Did these idiots learn nothing from Creepy Porn Lawyer?
I wonder how they tend to vote.
OMG, the article was a hoot. I read it to hubby and he made me print a copy.
Yes, it was rather the feel-good post of the day. :-)
Very good news. Thanks for posting.
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