Pellicano Victim Will Fight Early Jail Release
Anita Busch, tormented with a dead fish a decade ago, breaks her silence on the P.I.'s bail request and raises new questions about Hollywood's most infamous wiretap case.
On June 20, 2002 -- exactly 10 years ago this week -- journalist Anita Busch discovered a dead fish with a red rose in its mouth and a note on the cracked windshield of her Audi: "Stop." The threat, and Busch's complaints to Los Angeles police, began the Hollywood legal odyssey known as the Pellicano scandal, which ensnared everyone from power brokers Michael Ovitz and Brad Grey to actor Steven Seagal, culminating in the 2008 sentencing of private investigator Anthony Pellicano and others to 15 years in prison for possession of firearms, wiretapping and racketeering.
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