It is being reported on May 5, 2018 that a lawyer bribed a witness to recant their testimony in order to free a murderer. Lawyer Scott Brettschneider was going to pay a witness $100,000 to help release a convicted criminal back into society and claim he was “wrongly convicted.” The motive was pure greed as the attorney was planning to turn around and sue the city for millions of taxpayer dollars.
William B. Crawford is a former reporter, writer and legal affairs columnist for the Chicago Tribune. During a 23-year-career at the newspaper, he was the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize as well as many other major awards for his work.
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