"I'm not a warm fuzzy type," Judge Dale Fischer told Kevin Kachikian at his sentencing today. As an understatement, the icy jurist's comment ranks just below, "Houston, we have a problem." But there was no need to point this out to Kachikian - he knew all about it.
Last year he was one of five men ... More >>
Former Private Eye to the Stars Anthony Pellicano entered Room 840 of the Roybal Federal Building at 1:25 p.m. grinning, and managed to bring his manacled hands up to his lips to blow a kiss to his wife, Kat. Two hours later he wasn't smiling -- today was sentencing day for Pellicano, 64, who' ... More >>
Former “private eye to the stars” Anthony Pellicano and high-powered entertainment/corporate lawyer Terry Christensen were found guilty by a jury this morning of all four counts of the conspiracy and wiretapping that the men faced. For Pellicano this must seem now routine, having been convicted ... More >>
Las Vegas land baron and former MGM owner Kirk Kerkorian put in a long-anticipated appearance this morning at the trial of former private investigator Anthony Pellicano and Kerkorian’s Century City attorney, Terry Christensen. The 91-year-old Kerkorian entered the courtroom in Los Angeles’ Royba ... More >>
Anthony Pellicano, onetime “P.I. to the Stars,” was convicted today of 76 of the 77 counts he faced for racketeering, wire fraud and identity theft. As Judge Dale Fischer began reading the first of the jury’s guilty verdicts at 12:15 p.m., Pellicano displayed the stoic bravado he showed throu ... More >>
Tuesday was Ray Turner’s day in court, although he elected not to take the witness stand on his own behalf. Turner, the “phone guy” co-defendant in the Anthony Pellicano racketeering trial, easily wears the casual coolness of a BET executive, and sat impassively through most of today’s testi ... More >>