In a jailhouse phone interview with the Los Angeles Times, Anthony Pellicano defended longtime client, Hollywood litigator Bert Fields, who is a subject of the federal probe into the P.I.’s alleged wiretapping and other illegal conduct. “Of all the people in the world to suspect it of: Bert Fields? Mr. Clean Jeans? Mr. Straight Arrow? My God, I don’t think I’ve even heard him curse in the entire time I’ve known him — let alone say, ‘Hey, Pellicano, I want you to go out and do this or do that.’ I mean, Come on.” Fields denies any wrongdoing and has not been charged. Said Pellicano: “There is no way in the world that any lawyer who has got any brains is going to hire somebody to do something illegal. Why throw away your law license?
Pellicano Defends 'Mr. Clean' Bert Fields
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