George Zimmerman Bail Revoked; Trayvon Martin Killer Ordered Back to Jail

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George Zimmerman's bail has been revoked after a judge said he misled the court about his finances. Trayvon Martin's killer must turn himself in by Sunday.

During Zimmerman's bail hearing in April, after which he was freed on $150,000 bond, his family testified they had limited funds, prosecutors said on Friday.

Zimmerman's wife "said she had no money, but in fact she did," said prosecutor Bernardo de la Rionda of the issue that led to Zimmerman's bail revocation.

"It was misleading ... I don't know what other words to use. It was a blatant lie."

George Zimmerman Mugshot

He pointed to $135,000 in funds raised from the public that was not disclosed during the hearing. Defense lawyer Mark O'Mara said it was a misunderstanding.

O'Mara said Zimmerman did not lie, but was simply unclear about how he could use the money, and that his office has been keeping close tabs on the funds.

"We have kept an exact ledger of every penny that he spent," said O'Mara.

Prosecutors also Zimmerman did not disclose that was in possession of a second passport; he had replaced a passport he lost only to find the original later.

Zimmerman was ordered to surrender himself in 48 hours. He pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the February 26 death of the unarmed teen.

Claiming self defense, Zimmerman was not charged for over a month in the Trayvon Martin case, which has sparked national media attention and debate.

Benjamin Crump, the Martin family attorney, said the slain teen's parents will welcome the news and that Zimmerman's credibility has become an issue.

"We fully expect that the special prosecutor will make George Zimmerman's credibility be front and center in this entire case," he told reporters.


I see comments about the race card. Its amusing in a way because Zimmerman is Latino or whatever label you choose, but yet hes being labeled as white because it serves a stronger race difference. Everyone can scream the white guy killed the black kid cuz that makes better headlines. Im not saying Zimmerman is right, he certainly wasnt. But dont say white people are pulling the race card. Check out some headlines and see who pulls the race card, just to inflame the situation. ( lil wayne!) as for slavery, who sold the black man to the white man? Oh yeah other black men. And slavery was how many years ago? Who wont let things go? Not one person alive is to blame for slavery and im tired of people trying to guilt trip people about it. Talk about letting shit go!


im blk and ive had white meat,it damn good! "lmao" are you jealous my brother ??? lol or you a loose ass white girl


lmao: Your comment is priceless!! :)))


@lmao - i disagree, white men are hung! i was with an extremely large white man. all the black men are much smaller. i always choose white. all around better lifetime choice.


Smh why do caucasian people try to blame African americans for everything!? You people are the blame for the way they act! If it wasn't for the white man african americans wouldnt have to feel that every caucasian are out to get them. Ding Dong slavery! Me personally i love black people i have met some really cool black people. Us whites are far from perfect. Your hatred against them just going to send you straight to hell. Some whites (not all) need to learn how to love one another. Racism needs to effing die! It's just dumb and waste of time. why hate a person that didn't do anything to you?


@big white dick: Theres no such thing as big...white....penis. Proven Scientific Fact. YOU are a dick alright, though.


@big white dick, white men have everything to do with every problem on this planet. If you need more info , let me know. I'll start with white babies being born to black parents , then being band from civilization ( caucase mountain= Caucasian) , these Vikings were bitter and became conqurers. This can go on forever, you get the idea. White suffer from a stepchild syndrome.


blacks have to play the victim/race card every time they don't get their way,,,thats a slave mentallity right there.Get over it! Enough with the defeatist attitudes,This guy ain't white,stop blaming whites for your misfortunes. BWD


I'ts about time someone do the right thing. I commend the Judge in this case for reconizing the Zimmerman try to defaurd the court. I beleive his parents who work in the court system for many years also knew about this money and his wife should all be brough up on charges. i also beleive that his attorney who claims that Zimmerman turn in his passport to him and he just forgot to turn it in should be charge also. This is a conspiracy to keep the truth from comming out. If this would not have happen would is attorney remember to turn in the passport! NO....



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