Letterman Blackmailer Set for Trial as Tiger Motion Denied

By Andrew Gauthier 

Daily News

So much for the Tiger Woods defense.

A Manhattan judge shot down an attempt by David Letterman‘s accused blackmailer to get his case dismissed by arguing that if Wood’s alleged mistresses can seek a payoff to keep quiet, he can too.


Supreme Court Justice Charles Solomon also denied an attempt by Robert Halderman‘s lawyer to suppress search warrants at his Connecticut home, Manhattan office and his briefcase. He also set a March 9 court date.

Halderman is charged with attempted first-degree grand larceny in connection with a failed attempt to shake down the funnyman for $2 million.

In return, Halderman allegedly promised to keep quiet about Letterman’s messy romantic life. More…