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David Letterman’s Would-Be Blackmailer Freed From Jail

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Robert “Joe” Halderman, the news producer whose attempt to blackmail David Letterman prompted the host to admit workplace affairs, was released from prison on Thursday.

He served four months of a six-month sentence for his 2009 scheme to extort $2 million in hush money from Letterman.

Halderman was granted time off “for good behavior.” The former “48 Hours” producer still must fulfill 1,000 hours of community service.

David Letterman Blackmailer Robert Halderman up for Emmy

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Robert “Joe” Halderman, jailed for attempting to blackmail David Letterman over a sex scandal, has been nominated for an Emmy.

The former CBS producer is up for a News and Documentary Emmy for contributing to an April 2009 segment on “48 Hours” that detailed an American exchange student’s murder charge in Italy.

David Letterman Extortionist Gets Six Months in Slammer

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BREAKING!

Robert Halderman, the former CBS producer who attempted to extort David Letterman over the late night host’s sex scandal, is starting a six-month stint in jail.
He was led out of a Manhattan court in handcuffs today, having been sentenced to incarceration and 1,000 hours of community service.

David Letterman Discusses End to Extortionist Drama During “Late Show” Taping

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BREAKING!

UPDATE – 6:15 PM -
David Letterman made remarks during tonight’s “Late Show” taping, following the successful prosecution of his extortionist.

Judge refuses to dismiss case against alleged David Letterman extortionist

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NEWS

Today, a judge refused to dismiss the case against Robert Halderman, the man accused of trying to extort David Letterman for $2 million. Gossip Cop has details of the judge’s ruling.

Oh No! Tiger Woods and David Letterman Scandals Collide!

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EXCLUSIVE!

Celebrity scandals are colliding, making for some unexpected — and very tense — confrontations.

Gloria Allred, lawyer for alleged Tiger Woods mistress Rachel Uchitel, is angry after Gerald Shargel, lawyer for alleged David Letterman extortionist Robert Halderman, filed legal papers asking that the charges against Halderman be dismissed and at one point comparing Uchitel’s tactics with his own client’s.

Court filing: David Letterman alleged extortionist said he would disguise hush money

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NEWS

Ther was more action in the David Letterman alleged extortion case. Today prosecutors in the Manhattan District Attorney’s office noted that Halderman told the “Late Show” host’s lawyers he would cover up the money-for-silence transaction.

UPDATE: David Letterman’s alleged extortionist asked for case to be dropped

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UPDATE: As Gossip Cop had reported earlier, the TV producer, Robert “Joe” Halderman, accused of trying to shake down David Letterman for $2 million today asked a New York judge to dismiss the extortion charge.

What was his reasoning?

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