Among Florida special prosecutor Angela Corey’s serial acts of prosecutorial misconduct, she fired a whistleblower. Now she’s being sued for it.
Ben Kruidbos, Corey’s former director of information technology, was fired after testifying at a pre-trial hearing on June 6 that prosecutors failed to turn over potentially embarrassing evidence extracted from Martin’s cell phone to the defense, as required by evidence-sharing laws.
“We will be filing a whistleblower action in (Florida’s Fourth Judicial District) Circuit Court,” said Kruidbos’ attorney Wesley White, himself a former prosecutor who was hired by Corey but resigned in December because he disagreed with her prosecutorial priorities. He said the suit will be filed within the next 30 days.
Corey and lead prosecutor Bernie de la Rionda declined to comment. A spokeswoman for Corey referred Reuters to Kruidbos’ termination letter, previously made public, in which Corey’s office accused him of hacking confidential information from state computers.
Hacking? He was doing his job. Corey fired him for it the day before the trial began, and withheld the evidence he had “hacked” from the defense. That’s conspiratorial and criminal behavior. According to Alan Dershowitz, she also filed a false affidavit with the court to get second degree murder charges against George Zimmeman.
Angela Corey is the second coming of Mike Nifong. Nifong launched an insane politically and racially-motivated persecution of innocent young men in the Duke lacrosse case. He ended up getting himself disgraced and disbarred. Hopefully Corey ends up with a similar fate. Maybe she’ll even complain that her dog ate her law license.