Los Angeles County District Attorney
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July 14, 2014
A woman who falsely claimed she was sexually assaulted and tortured by a Saudi sheik’s son along with the woman’s two attorneys were charged today with conspiracy to extort one of the wealthiest men in Saudi Arabia, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
Leyla Ors (dob 2/24/81), Joseph Gerard Cavallo (dob 8/18/55), and Emanuel Karl Hudson (dob 1/08/56) are charged in case BA427039 with attempted extortion, conspiracy to commit extortion, conspiracy to receive a bribe and conspiracy to obstruct justice. In addition, Ors is charged with one count of offering to receive a bribe by a witness.
Deputy District Attorneys Deborah Delport and Stephanie Sparagna with the Justice System Integrity Division are prosecuting the case. Continue reading