WHAAAT??? Courtroom wiretapping? Guess this is how TMZ does it…
Well, maybe. A new lawsuit has been filed by Alpha Walker — a man who on May 16th, 2012 was accused of attempting to extort Stevie Wonder — in California federal court alleging that TMZ has been placing hidden microphones in courtrooms.
Apparently, a microphone registered to TMZ's parent company EHM Productions was presently recording during Alpha’s hearing, despite his attorney’s objection to the presence of media. This request had been approved by the case’s Judge Ray Jurado, who later discovered the microphone on the bench.
The complaint reveals that