George Zimmerman Files $100 Mill Lawsuit Against Trayvon Martin’s Parents & Family Lawyer Ben Crump, Claims They Used Fake Witness During Trial
According to reports, in legal documents, George Zimmerman said that the family used a fake witness Rachel Jeantel during George Zimmerman’s murder trial that resulted in his 2013 acquittal. Zimmerman, who was the neighborhood watchmen, infamously shot and killed Trayvon Martin, who was unarmed, following a dispute.
He claims that while the Sanford Police Department closed the case in March 2012, stating that Zimmerman shot and killed Trayvon Martin out of self-defense, Ben Crump issued a recording of a girl named Diamond Eugene. She was described as Trayvon Martin’s girlfriend and was said to be on the phone with Trayvon just moments before his dispute with Zimmerman. Still, when the trial started just weeks later, Rachel Jeantel, appeared on the stand, pretending to be Diamond Eugene, George Zimmerman claims. He added that she allegedly lied about Zimmerman’s actions after being coached.
Zimmerman’s case comes just months after the September release of a book from film director Joel Gilbert, The Trayvon Hoax: Unmasking the Witness Fraud that Divided America.
The book says that cell phone records prove that Rachel Jeantel wasn’t actually Trayvon’s girlfriend and that she really wasn’t on the phone with him prior to his run-in with Zimmerman. It claims that Jeantel lied while under oath in an effort to send Zimmerman, who was facing life behind bars, to prison.
Alleged research also reportedly proves that the real Diamond, whose full name is Brittany Diamond Eugene, was allegedly replaced with Jeantel after Diamond didn’t want to testify against Zimmerman.
Zimmerman is being represented by Larry Klayman, Judicial Watch and Freedom Watch founder. He also previously worked as a U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor. Along with Trayvon’s parents and Ben Crump, Zimmerman is also suing Florida prosecutors Bernie de la Rionda, John Guy, Angela Corey, the State of Florida and Florida Department of Law Enforcement. He alleges that all of the defendants were aware of (or should have been aware of) the alleged witness fraud and alleged obstruction of justice. He goes as far as accusing them of lying to hide it.
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