David Letterman’s Alleged Extortionist Offers to Plead Guilty
Robert Halderman is willing to do anything to avoid years behind bars.
David Letterman’s accused extortionist is willing to plead guilty to blackmail charges in order to receive a one-year prison sentence.
Robert Halderman, who attempted to get $2 million out of the talk show host by threatening to reveal the details of Letterman’s sexual escapades, could face 15 years in a penitentiary if the alleged deal doesn’t go through (which is likely).
Gerald Shargel, Halderman’s attorney, has denied the existence of the offer. “There have been no plea negotiations,” Shargel told the New York Post. “None whatsoever.
Halderman is presently free on $200,000 bail. (Radar Online)