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Retrial ordered in John Travolta extortion case

Title: Retrial ordered in John Travolta extortion case
Date: Thursday, 22 October 2009
Publisher: The Times (UK)
Main source: entertainment.timesonline.co.uk

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A Bahamanian politician blamed a misunderstanding yesterday for the sudden collapse of the trial of two people accused of trying to extort $25 million from actor John Travolta. A Bahamanian Supreme Court judge declared a mistrial on Wednesday just two hours after the politician, Picewell Forbes, announced at his party’s annual convention on live television that one of the accused had been cleared - even though jurors were still deliberating. Tarino Lightbourne, an ambulance driver, and Pleasant Bridgewater, a lawyer and ... [Read the rest at entertainment.timesonline.co.uk]