Site Meter Lawyers Unregulated: Lawyers & Lawfirms Are A Cancer Eating Our Nation From Within: March 2008

Monday, March 10, 2008

Eliot Spitzer: Both Customer And Defender Of Organized Crime

"I'm not just a defender of organized crime, I'm also a client"

Eliot Spitzer has used his power as the Attorney General for the State Of New York to protect certain members of the most sophisticated and profitable networks of organized crime in modern history.

No surprise. None at all. Eliot Spitzer has been a staunch defender of organized crime, so now we see he is also a client.

Eliot Spitzer was intentionally derelict in his duty to investigate an organized crime network involving powerful law firms operating bankruptcy rings, a type of organized crime which Congress sought to eliminate over 100 years ago but which instead has grown in strength and resulted in the modern era of mega corporate malfeasance including Worldcom, Enron, Adelphi, Global Crossing, eToys, and the Asbestos Ring.

The U.S.A. is a Third World Country

Yes ladies and gentlemen, our highest and most powerful members of "law enforcement" and the judiciary are corrupt. Organized Crime gets dirt, or creates dirt, on the powerful public officials -- and then these neo-mafia lawyers get away with breaking the law with impunity.

A press release years ago - from a website which is now under attack by the same elements of organized crime - highlighted Mr. Spitzer's failure to enforce New York State Law when it came to the action certain law firms. Here is a copy of the press release:


Lawyer Practicing in New York Admits Advising That Death Threats Are Legal;
Eliot Spitzer Snoozes According to

NEW YORK, Nov 02, 2006 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- A lawyer admitted to practice in New York and Federal Courts conceded a transcript filed in court contained an accurate portrayal of a conversation in which the lawyer advised his client that it was perfectly fine to threaten to kill someone.

Eliot Spitzer was the elected Attorney General for the State of New York, with ultimate responsibility to enforce the law as well as to uphold the purported ethical standards for attorneys in New York State by following and supporting The Lawyer's Code of Professional Responsibility. Eliot Spitzer has managed an office which rattled the boardrooms of big business throughout the state as he delighted a skeptical citizenry with numerous assaults on corporate misdeeds. Countless industries have had their often secret business practices brought before the courts and thrust into the light of day; except of course, for perhaps the most secretive and lucrative "profession."

Powerful law firms continue to operate above the law and beyond scrutiny. Sadly, Mr. Spitzer's talent for appearing as a zealous foe of corruption and wrongdoing ceases where brethren of the bar are concerned. Apparently Mr. Spitzer believes every business is bad except his own.

Do voters want an Attorney General who protects his partners and associates while prosecuting only those unworthy of special protection? If elected, will Andrew Cuomo continue the Spitzer legacy of Law Firm Protectionism? What could voters expect from Mr. Spitzer as Governor?

This release was authored by and was not sponsored, advised, or funded by any candidate for office. Statements herein other than fact are opinion and readers are urged to become fully informed of the issues. Documents evidencing factual elements of this press release are public record at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan SDNY 02-13533 docket numbers 17315, 17315A copies available at

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We received some comment from the media questioning the accuracy of the above press release. While we agree that it seems unbelievable, it is true and fully verifiable. Immediately below is an excerpt of the hearing in front of U.S. Bankruptcy judge Arthur J. Gonzalez during which the attorney admits that the transcript which was filed was accurate, in fact the attorney surmises that the conversation was recorded. click here ( for a view of the hearing transcript from the Worldcom / MCI bankruptcy case. While admitting that the transcript of the conversation was accurate, the lawyer and the federal judge surmise that the conversation was recorded. The original motion was filed as docket number 17315 which you can get here, and docket number 17315A has the exhibits which you can get here. If you want only the coversation transcript, which was not originally made during an official proceeding but was conceeded as accurate by the lawyer, it was exhibit C to the motion which you can get here. Following is a highligted excerpt. The attorney's remarks certainly suggest a 3057 referral, unclear is whether the "I" highlighted in red below was a referrence by the attorney to another party who would be hired to perform the killing, or that other parties are threating a killing.