TMZ Hid Mics In Court, Stevie Wonder's Alleged Scammer Says

Law360, New York (April 1, 2013, 7:07 PM EDT) -- Gossip site TMZ Productions Inc. allegedly planted hidden microphones on a judge’s bench and recorded privileged counsel conversations in a trial over an extortion conspiracy against musician Stevie Wonder, according to a California suit filed Friday by the defendant in that trial.

Alpha Walker, who was accused of attempting to extort millions from Wonder, claims TMZ’s surreptitious recording caused him to experience “tremendous fear and distrust of the judicial system” and compromised his defense by forcing his counsel to spend his time and effort trying to...
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Case Title

Alpha Walker v. TMZ Productions Inc et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-02268

Court

California Central

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Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Ronald S.W. Lew

Date Filed

March 29, 2013

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