George Zimmerman Bail Set at $1 Million; Judge Says He Was "Preparing to Flee"

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George Zimmerman might be getting out of jail, even after having his bail revoked for lying to the court about all those donations he's been taking in from folks who think we should all be allowed to shoot each other.

Though his original bail was set at $150,000, a judge this morning set his new bail at $1 million, according to AP reports. Tweets from reporters indicate the judge wrote that "circumstance indicate that the Defendant was preparing to flee to avoid persecution... [but his] plans were thwarted."
"By any definition, the defendant has flaunted the system," Lester wrote. "It appears to this court that the defendant is manipulating the system for his own benefit."

The judge also hinted that he might bring "future contempt proceedings." [...]

"It is entirely reasonable for this court to find that, but for the requirement that he be placed on electronic monitoring, the defendant and his wife would have fled the United States with at least $130,000 of other people's money."
Recordings were released of Zimmerman talking with his wife in code about "Peter Pan" -- which, prosecutors say, was code for "PayPal" -- and how much money they'd taken in from the website they made. Zimmerman received more than $200,000 in donations on his original site before his lawyers took it down and created a new one -- they told the Sentinel he now has about $210,000.

His wife, Shellie Zimmerman, was also charged with perjury in connection with the alleged lies and is out on $1,000 bond. No word yet on whether Zimmerman is able to post bond.


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Googoo
Googoo

Hope Zimmerman's atty requests that this judge be removed from the case, as he's showing extreme bias, based on what appears to be very flimsy evidence that the Zimmermans will flee. If the judge really believed they were a flight risk, he would have their passports confiscated, the donations accounts frozen & would not allow Zimmerman ANY bond/bail amount.

City Activist Robert Walsh
City Activist Robert Walsh

I hope when Zimmerman goes to prison that they "skin him alive". Between him and his fat wife Sheeelie, I don't know who is worse.Bottom line Zimmerman killed Trayvon for basiclly getting his ass kicke d by Trayvon. Inciedently it was Zimmerman who started it. You just could not take advice from Dispatch TO Leave him alone-no you approach Trayvon, scare him, he defendeed himself, you get your ass kicked, pull out your gun and shoot him dead.Then you and your  wife scam to hide all your donations(joke).

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