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January 6, 1987 | ROBERT L. JACKSON and RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writers
Justice Department prosecutors have notified a federal judge that they believe he erred last month in throwing out most of the evidence against Robert S. Friedrick, the indicted former FBI agent accused of making false statements about his dealings with Teamsters President Jackie Presser in an alleged payroll-padding operation. Department attorneys, in a court statement made public Monday, said they will appeal the order of U.S. District Judge George H. Revercomb, who ruled on Dec.
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December 27, 1988 | ROBERT L. JACKSON and RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writers
When the late Teamsters Union President Jackie Presser was supplying the FBI with information about organized crime, he was so afraid that his secret role would be disclosed that he insisted that the bureau, which usually commits everything it learns to paper, not even keep an official file on him. Instead, a Cleveland FBI supervisor filled seven spiral notebooks with handwritten notes of conversations with Presser.
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August 20, 1987 | RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writer
A former FBI supervisor fired for making false statements about his handling of Teamsters President Jackie Presser as an informant charged Wednesday that the Justice Department "is intent on ruining" him if it cannot convict him on criminal charges. Robert S. Friedrick, who was fired by the FBI last year, urged the U.S.
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March 12, 1988 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, Times Staff Writer
The government's perjury case against former FBI supervisor Robert S. Friedrick, who was accused of lying in the investigation of Teamsters Union President Jackie Presser, was left in shambles Friday by a federal appeals court decision. A three-judge panel in the District of Columbia unanimously upheld a 1986 decision by U.S. District Judge George H. Revercomb, who suppressed damaging admissions made by Friedrick to federal investigators on grounds that Friedrick's statements were involuntary.
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March 12, 1988 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, Times Staff Writer
The government's perjury case against former FBI supervisor Robert S. Friedrick, who was accused of lying in the investigation of Teamsters Union President Jackie Presser, was left in shambles Friday by a federal appeals court decision. A three-judge panel in the District of Columbia unanimously upheld a 1986 decision by U.S. District Judge George H. Revercomb, who suppressed damaging admissions made by Friedrick to federal investigators on grounds that Friedrick's statements were involuntary.
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December 27, 1988 | ROBERT L. JACKSON and RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writers
When the late Teamsters Union President Jackie Presser was supplying the FBI with information about organized crime, he was so afraid that his secret role would be disclosed that he insisted that the bureau, which usually commits everything it learns to paper, not even keep an official file on him. Instead, a Cleveland FBI supervisor filled seven spiral notebooks with handwritten notes of conversations with Presser.
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October 16, 1986
Former FBI agent Robert S. Friedrick personally orchestrated an arrangement with Teamsters President Jackie Presser to block the union chief's indictment and then flunked a lie detector test about his involvement with Presser, the federal government said. The U.S. attorney's office disclosed in court papers that Friedrick was found to have been deceptive in many of his answers concerning Presser when he took the polygraph test last January.
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October 25, 1988 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, Times Staff Writer
Two associates of Jackie Presser, the late president of the Teamsters Union, served notice Monday that they will defend themselves against labor racketeering and embezzlement charges by laying the blame for any misdeeds at the feet of their deceased colleague. In opening statements at the federal court trial of Harold Friedman, an international vice president of the Teamsters, and Anthony Hughes, recording secretary of Presser's hometown union, Friedman's attorney, Paul J. Cambria Jr.
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May 29, 1986 | ROBERT L. JACKSON and RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writers
In an unusual action, at least 50 agents from the FBI's Cleveland field office will demonstrate their support at the arraignment today in Washington of Robert S. Friedrick, the bureau supervisor indicted on charges of lying about alleged efforts to prevent the indictment of Teamsters President Jackie Presser.
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March 18, 1988 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, Times Staff Writer
The federal prosecutors who will bring Teamsters Union President Jackie Presser to trial this summer said Thursday they will expose as "an utter fabrication" his contention that FBI agents authorized his conduct. In papers filed in federal court here, the prosecutors vowed they would prove to jurors that Presser never had FBI authorization to put Mafia-related "ghost employees" on the payroll of his hometown Teamsters Local 507, an act that allegedly cost the union treasury $700,000.
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August 20, 1987 | RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writer
A former FBI supervisor fired for making false statements about his handling of Teamsters President Jackie Presser as an informant charged Wednesday that the Justice Department "is intent on ruining" him if it cannot convict him on criminal charges. Robert S. Friedrick, who was fired by the FBI last year, urged the U.S.
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January 6, 1987 | ROBERT L. JACKSON and RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writers
Justice Department prosecutors have notified a federal judge that they believe he erred last month in throwing out most of the evidence against Robert S. Friedrick, the indicted former FBI agent accused of making false statements about his dealings with Teamsters President Jackie Presser in an alleged payroll-padding operation. Department attorneys, in a court statement made public Monday, said they will appeal the order of U.S. District Judge George H. Revercomb, who ruled on Dec.
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December 5, 1986 | ROBERT L. JACKSON and RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writers
A federal judge Thursday threw out key evidence against a former FBI agent who was indicted on charges of lying to federal officials during their probe of Teamsters President Jackie Presser. But the ruling had no immediate impact on prosecution of the Teamsters president, whose trial is expected to begin next spring. Admission to Prosecutors U.S. District Judge George H.
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