Tv - Judge Judy's Son Caught Up In Legal Wrangle

U.S. Tv lawmaker Judge Judy's son has been accused of attempting to interfere in the investigation of a child rape case.

Adam Levy, the District Attorney for New York's Putnam County, stands accused of trying to help his trainer pal Alexandru Hossu, who was arrested last week (begs18Mar12) over allegations he twice raped a 12-year-old girl in 2010.

Donald Smith, the local sheriff presiding over the investigation, tells the Associated Press, "He (Levy) is apparently trying to influence and affect the investigation, which could be perceived as an ethical violation of his official duties and perhaps even as an attempt to undermine it.

"In my view, Mr. Levy's comments and actions would seem to suggest that, if he could have his own way, Mr. Hossu would never have been brought to justice for his crime and Mr. Levy's relationship with him would never have been brought to the light of public scrutiny."

Levy has denied any wrongdoing, stating, "My office acted properly in every aspect of the investigation."

His Tv star mother, real name Judy Sheindlin, has also released a statement to UsMagazine.com, which reads, "The sole focus of this story should be the investigation as to whether a young girl was the victim of a very serious crime. Shifting that focus to celebrity does the justice system a grave disservice."


Contactmusic

Tags:

Advertisement

Editors Recommendations

5 Things You Need To Know About 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

Three ten second teaser trailers of the upcoming season of American Horror Story: Freak...

5 Things You Need To Know About 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

Aphex Twin Tears Into Kanye West, "He Tried to Rip Me Off"

Aphex Twin is about to release his first album in 13 years, SYRO, on September 23...

Aphex Twin Tears Into Kanye West,

Katherine Heigl's Charitable Foundation Profits From Dropped Duane Reade Lawsuit

Katherine Heigl has dropped her lawsuit against drug store giant Duane Reade...

Katherine Heigl's Charitable Foundation Profits From Dropped Duane Reade Lawsuit

Lea Michele's Rachel Berry Will Return To Lead 'Glee' In Final Season

Rachel Berry, played by Lea Michele, will be returning to Lima to lead the Glee club in the...

Lea Michele's Rachel Berry Will Return To Lead 'Glee' In Final Season

A Look Into What My Chemical Romance Members Are Up To Since Their Split

Break ups are usually always messy - especially when you’re a gigantic rock band...

A Look Into What My Chemical Romance Members Are Up To Since Their Split

Win A Pair Of Lady Gaga Heartbeats Headphones From Beats By Dre

Welcome all you eagle-eyed freebie spotters to our latest competition where...

Win A Pair Of Lady Gaga Heartbeats Headphones From Beats By Dre

Justin Bieber Shares Selfie With Selena Gomez - Can We Count Them As Official Yet?

Justin Bieber uploaded a selfie of himself with Selena Gomez on Instagram earlier...

Justin Bieber Shares Selfie With Selena Gomez - Can We Count Them As Official Yet?

Emma Stone Attends 'Birdman' Premiere At 71st Venice Film Festival [Pictures]

Emma Stone was snapped on the red carpet at the opening of the 71st Venice Film...

Emma Stone Attends 'Birdman' Premiere At 71st Venice Film Festival [Pictures]

David Chase Backtracks, Maybe Tony Soprano DID Die in that Diner

David Chase, the creator of The Sopranos, has responded to the story that set the internet...

David Chase Backtracks, Maybe Tony Soprano DID Die in that Diner
Advertisement

Comments

Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All