Cristiano Ronaldo is off the hook in his Vegas rape case — the civil one, for now — as a result of a choose simply threw out the lawsuit towards him … and kinda admonished the accuser too.
US District Decide Jennifer Dorsey dismissed the case totally Friday, however not as a result of she discovered there was no advantage within the accusations … however as a result of the lawyer repping Kathryn Mayorga (the alleged sufferer) was apparently leaking like a sieve all through the proceedings.
The lawyer who received a forceful ranking is Leslie Mark Stovallwhom the choose accused of disseminating stolen paperwork within the case, containing delicate data being shared by Ronaldo and his personal legal professionals … which the choose stated completely tainted the case.
The order learn partially, “I discover that the procurement and continued use of those paperwork was unhealthy religion, and easily disqualifying Stovall won’t treatment the bias to Ronaldo as a result of the misappropriated paperwork and their confidential contents have been woven into the very material of Mayorga’s claims.” The choose added, “Harsh sanctions are merited.”
whereas the go well with will not transfer ahead at this level, Mayorga can enchantment to a better court docket if she desires. It is unclear in the event that they plan to take action — neither Mayorga or Ronaldo have commented.
As we reported … Mayorga claims Ronaldo raped her in 2009 after an evening of partying. She claims he paid her hush cash within the quantity of $375k … however went public a number of years in the past, launching a legal probe towards the soccer star … and which was in the end dropped.
Ronaldo has regularly denied her claims all through the orders.